Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Interviewed by: 
Dean Rickles
Interview date: 
Monday, 18 February 2013
Location: 
Professor Finkelstein's home, Atlanta, Georgia

In this interview David Finkelstein discusses topics such as: his childhood; undergraduate work at City College in New York in electrical engineeri

Interviewed by: 
Dean Rickles and Donald Salisbury
Interview date: 
Thursday, 17 March 2011
Location: 
Cincinnati, Ohio

Topics discussed by Louis Witten in this interview include: Peter Bergmann, childhood and background, being drafted during World War II, meteorolog

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Monday, 15 February 1988
Location: 
Princeton, New Jersey

Edwin Turner discusses his childhood experiences looking up at the stars; background of parents; encouragement and support of parents; early intere

Interviewed by: 
Lillian Hoddeson
Interview date: 
Saturday, 21 August 1976
Location: 
Montecito, California

Family background and early education; University of Oklahoma; graduate work and electrical engineering at California Institute of Technology.

Interviewed by: 
Joe Anderson
Interview date: 
Monday, 8 November 2010
Location: 
Purdue University

In this interview Jerry Woodall discusses topics such as: his family background; undergraduate work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M

Interviewed by: 
Katherine Sopka
Interview date: 
Thursday, 10 February 1977
Location: 
Harvard University, Lyman Laboratory of Physics

Includes information on his education in England and his postdoctoral work in the United States prior to arrival at Harvard; early impressions of l

Interviewed by: 
R. Bruce Lindsay and W. J. King
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 3 June 1964
Location: 
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Early education and family background; Harvard University (1895-1900) mathematics and physics courses and teacher including Wallace Sabin; Yale Uni

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Monday, 17 July 1978
Location: 
Department of Astronomy, Lick Observatory, Santa Cruz campus, California

Interview centers around early life in Wisconsin; family background in Milton, Wisconsin; physics at Wisconsin and graduate work there; quantum mec

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 15 July 1977
Location: 
Department of Astronomy, Lick Observatory, Santa Cruz campus, California

Interview centers around early life in Wisconsin; family background in Milton, Wisconsin; physics at Wisconsin and graduate work there; quantum mec

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

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