This interview focuses on Ramey's experiences as a member of the Harvard Physics Department but also includes information on his early training in physics and his position during World War II. Contains coverage of his own research and inter-university activities before and after coming to Harvard. Discusses his work with students at undergraduate and graduate levels and his involvement with educational innovations and administrative duties at Harvard. Includes comments on women in physics and the job opportunities available to both women and men in physics.
Gottingen community in 1930’s; relations with Max Born, Maria Goeppert-Mayer, Stein’s career in pediatrics and as refugee from Germany (left 1939 for Edinburgh); the community of physicists in New Jersey in 1941.