A short biographical study dealing with the origins of his family; his upbringing and influences upon him leading him first to engineering and phys
Early life and schooling in Manitoba, Canada.
This interview begins with a discussion of Routly's undergraduate experience at McGill University, before moving on to discuss: his introduction to
Departure from Hitler's Germany in 1933; German political situation and antisemitism.
Early life in Mexico; Civil Engineering school, 1938, physics in Mexico; University of Mexico; study group; visitors from the United States, 1941;
Early interest in radio; Carnegie Institute of Technology's physics department, 1932-1936; first department research program; summer research exper
Childhood and father's influence; high school in Washington, DC.
Interview examines early life in Pennsylvannia; family background; schooling; college years at Swarthmore, 1916-1920; choice of major subjects; con
This interview reviews in detail Roberts' childhood experiences before addressing his work on the solar corona; solar spicules and prominences; the