Reference numberPB/9/1/66
Previous numbersJ.46
TitleCorrespondence with PL Kapitza
DescriptionMainly personal and social correspondence.

Includes telegram sent from Moscow 8 January 1962: 'Landau met with a bad motor accident plese send immediately by plane special uricum against oedema of brain for intramuscular injections in ampoules heavy brain concussion'. Landau did not fully recover his faculties ater this accident and died in 1968. For a fuller account, see Kapitza's Memoir of Landau, 'Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society', 5, 1969, p143.
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