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Dadourian, H. M. (Haroutune Mugurditch), 1878-1974
Oral history interview with Haroutune Mugurditch Dadourian, 1964 April 4.
Youth and family life in Turkish Armenia prior to turn of century; time at Yale Sheffield Scientific School and early research interests; World War I work for U.S. Signal Corp; teaching experience and associates at Sheffield School; his book on mechanics; experience at Cavendish Laboratory, 1914; impressions of Joseph J. Thomson, reaction to Niels Bohr's atomic theory. Trinity College in Hartford, state of physics department; his preoccupation with wartime plight of Armenians. Comments on philosophy of science, reaction at Yale University to the theory of relativity, hazards of x-rays, concepts of centrifugal force, indeterminacy and complementarity. Also prominently mentioned is Leigh Page.
Died in 1974.
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962
Dadourian, H. M. (Haroutune Mugurditch), 1878-1974
Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), Sir, 1856-1940.
Cavendish Laboratory (Cambridge, England)
Trinity College (Hartford, Conn.)
United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Yale University.
Armenian question.
Atomic theory.
Centrifugal force.
Complementarity (Physics)
Heisenberg uncertainty principle.
Science -- Philosophy.
X-rays -- Safety measures.
Relativity (Physics)
Science -- Study and teaching.
World War, 1914-1918.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Page, Leigh.
Yale Sheffield Scientific School -- Students.
King, W. James. interviewer.
Lindsay, Robert Bruce, 1900- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA