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Dicke, Robert H. (Robert Henry)
Oral history interview with Robert Henry Dicke, 1985 June 18.
Comments on parents and teachers; schooling in Rochester; studies at University of Rochester and at Princeton University with comments on faculty and fellow students; thesis collaboration with John Marshall; Victor Weisskopf, M.I.T. and the Radiation Laboratory during war, microwave techniques applied to atomic physics. Return to Princeton after war, Angular Momentum of Radiation; 1957 and the start of cosmology and relativity publications; Eötvös experiment and Mach's principle; discussions of own and others' experimental work; big science; George Gamow, Ralph Alpher, Robert Herman; paper with P. James Peebles Nostrums and Conundrums; National Academy of Sciences; funding in science.
Alpher, Ralph
Dicke, Robert H. (Robert Henry)
Eötvös, Roland, Baron von, 1848-1919
Gamow, George, 1904-1968.
Herman, Robert, 1914-
Mach, Ernst, 1838-1916
Marshall, John
Peebles, P. J. E. (Phillip James Edwin)
Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Radiation Laboratory.
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Princeton University.
University of Rochester.
Nuclear physics.
Relativity (Physics)
Science -- Research grants.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.
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Harwit, Martin, 1931- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA