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Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner and Jagdish Mehra
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 30 November 1966
Location: 
Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Arrival in the U.S.

Interviewed by: 
Bruce Wheaton
Interview date: 
Monday, 26 September 1977
Location: 
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Family background, early education, and science-technology interests in California and Oregon; Willamette College and radio electronics; contacts w

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Monday, 23 May 1988
Location: 
Wheeler's office, Princeton University

Second session deals mainly with science policy and science advising in the United States and Europe after World War II.

Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner and Gloria Lubkin
Interview date: 
Monday, 5 December 1966
Location: 
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Origin of interest in nuclear physics, discussions of compound nucleus, Copenhagen, 1936; work on interaction of evaporation and nuclear temperatur

Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner and Gloria Lubkin
Interview date: 
Thursday, 22 September 1966
Location: 
Weisskopf's office, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Origin of interest in nuclear physics, discussions of compound nucleus, Copenhagen, 1936; work on interaction of evaporation and nuclear temperatur

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Monday, 10 February 1986
Location: 
La Jolla, California

Origins of and affiliation with JASON; introduction to practical applications of physics through contact with Marvin Goldberger, Keith Brueckner, a

Interviewed by: 
Robert W. Seidel
Interview date: 
Saturday, 22 September 1984
Location: 
B.D.M. Corporation, Virginia

Laser work at Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratory (AFCRL) (Rudolph Bradbury); early work on ruby lasers (Charles H.

Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner and Gloria Lubkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 10 February 1967
Location: 
Columbia University

Engineering physics at Lehigh University, 1926-1930; graduate work in physics at University of Wisconsin, 1930-1934; Ann Arbor summer school, 1934;

Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner and Barry Richman
Interview date: 
Monday, 13 February 1967
Location: 
Segrè's home, Lafayette, California

Founding of the school of physics, Università di Roma, role of Orso Mario Corbino and others in recruiting young physicists; the decision to work o

Interviewed by: 
Bruce Wheaton
Interview date: 
Sunday, 24 July 1977
Location: 
La Jolla, California

Interview covers Nordheim’s life and career to 1976. Topics include family background, education at Hamburg, Munich, and Gottingen (grad.

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