In this interview Norman Ramsey discusses topics such as: his childhood and family background; I. I. Rabi; Bergen Davis; Columbia University; P.
Early home life and schooling in Turkey; years at University of Edinburgh and University of London after fall of Smyrna, 1922; work in London with
University of Michigan, 1935; work with George E.
Covers his family background, upbringing, education at the University of Cambridge, and positions at University of Edinburgh, Imperial College, Uni
This interview was conducted as part of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics project, which includes tapes and transcripts of oral histo
In this interview J. P.
Topics discussed include: his early education, Walter Elsasser, his work with metal crystals, Richard Becker, his work with krypton and lamps, theo
Fundamental work in developing the cyclotron and other accelerators.
Biographical profile of astronomer Brian Marsden, emphasizing his career at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.