In this interview Norman Ramsey discusses topics such as: his childhood and family background; I. I. Rabi; Bergen Davis; Columbia University; P.
Fundamental work in developing the cyclotron and other accelerators.
Early years; undergraduate at Harvard University, 1930-1934, and growth of interest in astronomy; graduate student and postdoctoral fellow at Harva
Early home life in Indiana, and early schooling. Origins of his interest in astronomy and the influence of both family and teachers.
Interview discusses, not in chronological order: early home life and schooling; undergraduate at Leiden, influence of Paul Ehrenfest, Jan H.