Early life, childhood interests; undergraduate at Furman University, South Carolina; B.A., 1917, M.A., 1918; Johns Hopkins University, 1923; optics
Piore's involvement in science research policies; establishment of the Office of Naval Research and its relationship with institutions such as the
Family background, childhood and education up through college, all in Indiana; her graduate study, first at Battle Creek College (M.A.), then at th
This interview deals with the career of a prominent administrator of space science.
General interview examining family origins; early life in Milwaukee; interest in mechanical things; development of interest in astronomy; engineeri
Early life in Mexico; Civil Engineering school, 1938, physics in Mexico; University of Mexico; study group; visitors from the United States, 1941;
Centers on National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) career but includes early life, professional training at Swarthmore College and Uni
Scripps Institute of Oceanography.
Developments of the technique of separated oscillating fields and the atomic clock.