This interview was conducted as part of a series documenting the history of scientific work on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS).
In this interview, William R. Bennett discusses his work with lasers.
Family background; father’s education; early education and musical interest; Amherst College with graduate fellowship; graduate school at Harvard U
In this interview Robert Bacher discusses science policy and physicists' involvement in it after World War II through 1970.
Discusses his early life and education; choosing physics as a career, studying at Columbia University, his expertise in radio engineering; building
Family background; early interest in physics; chance meeting with Enrico Fermi in youth and early friendship with Emilio Segrè; enrolling in physic
Early education in physics, University of Chicago 1930’s; high-energy particle counter; discovery of positron; discovery of neutrons; neutron exper