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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
Page, Leigh
Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), Sir, 1856-1940.
Cavendish Laboratory (Cambridge, England)
Trinity College (Hartford, Conn.)
United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Yale University.
Yale University. Sheffield Scientific School.
Armenian question.
Atomic theory.
Centrifugal force.
Complementarity (Physics)
Heisenberg uncertainty principle.
Relativity (Physics)
Science -- Philosophy.
Science -- Study and teaching.
World War, 1914-1918.
X-rays -- Safety measures.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
King, W. James. interviewer.
Lindsay, Robert Bruce, 1900- interviewer.
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American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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