Effect of Sputnik on Navy research and development, position as Chief Scientist of the Advanced Research Projects Agency, and selection to be the f
Interview focuses on Sproull’s career at Cornell University, his decision to become Provost, later President, of the University of Rochester, and h
Research on nonlinear optics at MIT, 1962-1967. Other laser research in MIT period.
Discusses his early life and education; his work at SRI; his involvement in the formation of JASON; the decision to move JASON from IDA to SRI; mem
Interview focuses on Ruina's time as Directory of the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) from 1961 to 1963 and in particular ARPA's managemen
Exposure to JASON and scientific advising. Early JASON projects; SEESAW work on lasers; director of Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA).
Topics discussed include: Lukasik's publication records; family history and early scientific interest; scientific education at Renssalaer Polytechn
In this interview, Gordon J. F.
This interview with William E. Gordon was conducted as part of a history of planetary radar astronomy underwritten by NASA.