Student years at University of Cambridge, 1919-1923; move to Harvard University in 1923, and subsequent career.
In this interview, S. K. Runcorn discusses the history of geophysics.
This interview was conducted as part of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics project, which includes tapes and transcripts of oral histo
Topics discussed include: his work at Manchester University and Cambridge University, atomic collisions, theory of transition metals, Ronald Gurney
Discussion includes his background in wave mechanics; educational background; undergraduate work at the University of Cambridge (circa 1925-1930);
Early interest in natural phenomena; early reading in science; education at Cambridge; graduate work at Cambridge; influence of Dennis Sciama; work
In this interview Norman Ramsey discusses topics such as: his childhood and family background; I. I. Rabi; Bergen Davis; Columbia University; P.