Hans Bethe's publications span over 75 years and an incredible array of topics in physics, astrophysics, nuclear energy, arms control, and science policy. This page offers just a few starting points for those interested in learning about Professor Bethe and his profound influence as one of the great scientists of the twentieth century. Readers interested in learning more about quantum theory will readily find technical and popular references in libraries, bookstores, and online.
Nobel Prize biography, 1967
"Writing the Biography of a Living Scientist: Hans Bethe," 1995
Hans Bethe: Celebrating "An Exemplary Life" (Once in eCommons, click the Title button to display the videos in this collection).
Schweber, Silvan S., In the Shadow of the Bomb: Bethe, Oppenheimer, and the Moral Responsibility of the Scientist (Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2000).
Bernstein, Jeremy, Prophet of Energy: Hans Bethe (Basic Books, 1980; Elsevier-Dutton, NY, 1981).
Bethe, H.A., et. al., From a Life of Physics (World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 1989).
Bethe, Hans A., The Road from Los Alamos, [Masters of Modern Physics series] (American Inst. of Physics, NY, 1991).