Family background; early interest in mathematics; physics at University of Manchester; Ernest Rutherford's influence; early research under Rutherfo
Overview of JASON; background to JASON involvement; reasons for joining; relationship to Los Alamos effort.
This interview begins with a lengthy discussion of his family history, and more personal anecdotes emerge throughout the interview. After the fami
Brief interview focused on secrecy in the 1940s.
Recollections of physics community in 1920s and early 1930s; opportunities for physics work in Europe; awareness of political climate in Germany (1
Includes information on his pre-Harvard education and postdoctoral experience; pre-World War II work at Harvard with students and in building of th
Discusses his early life and education; choosing physics as a career, studying at Columbia University, his expertise in radio engineering; building