Role in establishment of American institute of Physics (AIP) in 1931; relation between American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) and American
Family background; grows up in California; early interest in electronics. Undergraduate and graduate studies at Caltech.
In this interview, William R. Bennett discusses his work with lasers.
This interview begins with a discussion of Babcock's childhood and youth around Mt. Wilson Observatory, with comments on father (Harold D.