In this interview Joseph Silk discusses topics such as: influence of Boy Scouts in childhood; family background; high school education; early inter
Topics include his childhood and early education; World War II experiences; decision to take up geology; availability of Western publications at Hu
Extensive, comprehensive interview on Worzel’s scientific and professional career.
Descriptions of other Spilhaus oral history interviews that cover childhood as well as career in education and public service; impressions of gradu
Topics discussed include: Harvard education, war work at Woods Hole, research with Edward Purcell, University of Illinois, Albert Overhauser, super
Discusses the move from Schermerhorn Hall at Columbia University to the Lamont Estate in Palisades, New York.
Explains why she and Bruce Heezen regarded seismologists as latecomers in turning their attention to continental drift.