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Interviewed by: 
Kai-Henrik Barth
Interview date: 
Monday, 15 June 1998
Location: 
Denver, Colorado

The interview focuses on Pakiser’s training at the Colorado School of Mines, his career in geology and seismology with an emphasis on his crustal s

Interviewed by: 
A. B. Christman
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 24 September 1980

Effect of Sputnik on Navy research and development, position as Chief Scientist of the Advanced Research Projects Agency, and selection to be the f

Interviewed by: 
Robert W. Seidel
Interview date: 
Saturday, 22 September 1984
Location: 
B.D.M. Corporation, Virginia

Laser work at Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratory (AFCRL) (Rudolph Bradbury); early work on ruby lasers (Charles H.

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Friday, 1 May 1987
Location: 
Santa Ynez, California

Family background; education at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institution, New York University (Richard Courant); works as engineer at Republic Aviation whi

Interviewed by: 
Joan Bromberg
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 8 January 1986

Notes on a conversation with Tannenwald and Zeiger on their interests in new concepts to generate coherent radiation, Zeiger's paper on the Raman m

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Thursday, 30 March 1978
Location: 
Newman Laboratory, Cornell University

Early years in Vienna; emigration to Sydney, Australia as refugee; training there in theoretical physics, to 1946.

Interviewed by: 
Kai-Henrik Barth
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 21 October 1997
Location: 
Seismological Laboratory, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Interview focuses on Peterson's contributions to the installation of the Worldwide Standardized Seismograph Network (WWSSN) in the 1960s.

Interviewed by: 
Kai-Henrik Barth
Interview date: 
Friday, 29 May 1998
Location: 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

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

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Thursday, 8 August 1991
Location: 
Ruina's apartment

In this interview Jack Ruina discusses topics such as: his work with the JASON group; his family background; choosing electrical engineering; Hugh

Interviewed by: 
Kai-Henrik Barth
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 28 January 1998
Location: 
Arlington, Virginia

Interview focuses on Romney's involvement in the technical and political debates related to seismic detection of underground nuclear explosions dur

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