Born in Texas in 1903; influence of remote, rural environment on his upbringing and early education.
Born Sept. 22, 1925 in Bristol, CT; discusses family life and childhood.
Early life. Study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Meeting his wife. Work with Elihu Thompson at General Electric.
Childhood and youth in Buenos Aires, Argentina; impressions of importance of the Antarctic to Argentina, Antarctic scientific research, geopolitics
Topics discussed include: correspondence with other physicists, such as Max Born, Max von Laue, Werner Heisenberg, and Carl Friedrich Weizsacker; H
Childhood in Germany and family background — competitive spirit; war years — internment and radar work with Bondi and Hoyle (1942-1945) at Ca
Discusses his youth and education in the mid-west and Colorado; his undergraduate education at the University of Kansas and his graduate work at Co