This interview is concerned primarily with two periods in the life of Libby (1927-1940 and 1945-1954).
In this interview, Chuck Leith discusses his early life and the development of his career as a physicist, a mathematician, and a climate modeler.
Family background; freshman course instructors at the University of Chicago; war-time training program; living next door to Manhattan Project peopl
Born in Russia 1905, childhood in Japan; early education in Japan and in Shanghai; undergraduate and graduate studies at University of Berlin from
Studied at Union College, worked at Westinghouse. Initial graduate work at Yale University, 194l-1943, with concentration on optical spectroscopy.
Early education, Real-gymnasium; Universität Berlin, 1930; early interest in physics; courses, books studied, method of noting original ideas; Univ
Enrico Fermi, Edward Teller, and Harold Urey, and involvement in Manhattan Project; Oppenheimer case as exposure to science policy; Project 137 sum
Childhood and major influences; college education at Harvard University; position at Edward C.