Discusses childhood and upbringing in Arkansas and Arizona; his undergraduate education at Cal Tech and Pomona College; graduate work at UCLA; his
Family background and early childhood; religion; early interest in science; learning Copernican theory; Manual Training high school; Cornell Univer
This interview was conducted as part of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics project, which includes tapes and transcripts of oral histo
Arrives at Lamont in January of 1964. His first impressions of Lamont explored.
Describes family and growing up in Frenchtown, New Jersey. His early schooling. Plays high school football.
Influence of the International Geophysical Year (1957-1958); worldwide seismograph network; Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, Berkner panel and report; VELA
Family background and early education; influence of his high school football coach, Paul Brown (later founded the Cleveland Browns); football schol
Family background and early education; experience with the Naval Air Corps (1944-1946); Brown University (1946-1947); Wesleyan University (1947-194