Astrophysics

Interviewed by: 
Joan Bromberg
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 15 March 1978

Korean war spurs formation of study group at Princeton University (John A. Wheeler) for military research, 1951.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 10 May 1978
Location: 
Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Early life and family origins; Phillips Andover Academy; teachers; Andover and Max Millikan; early interest in astronomy; methodology of science; u

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 8 April 1977
Location: 
Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Early life and family origins; Phillips Andover Academy; teachers; Andover and Max Millikan; early interest in astronomy; methodology of science; u

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 19 July 1977
Location: 
Campbell Hall, Berkeley, California

Early life in New York and California, and decision to do undergraduate work in astronomy at University of California at Berkeley.

Interviewed by: 
Allan A. Needell and David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 23 April 1991
Location: 
Singer's office, National Air and Space Museum

Ionospheric work in the ‘50s; Lloyd Beckner, extensively; McKerran Act and scientists; Satellite discussions in the early ‘50s; meeting and attende

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Monday, 14 March 1977
Location: 
Van Vleck Observatory, Wesleyan University, Middleton, Connecticut

Interview covers early education in Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. and early interests in astronomy and science; early contact with H.

Interviewed by: 
Owen Gingerich
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 6 June 1978
Location: 
Bad Gastein, Austria

Family background; education at Tubigen Univ.; Schrodinger Theory thesis at Univ. of Munich (1927), influence of Sommerfeld, Heisenberg.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 20 March 1979

Discusses his family background and education; World War I experiences; J. J.

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Thursday, 21 July 1977
Location: 
Athenaeum, Pasadena, California

A brief, impromptu talk with a film-maker about his science films for classroom and television use.

Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner and Gloria Lubkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 10 February 1967
Location: 
Columbia University

Engineering physics at Lehigh University, 1926-1930; graduate work in physics at University of Wisconsin, 1930-1934; Ann Arbor summer school, 1934;

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