Topics include his childhood and early education; World War II experiences; decision to take up geology; availability of Western publications at Hu
Gives background on his parents. Recounts his early schooling in Mendoza, Argentina. Describes his home, the family library, and his reading.
In this interview, A. V. Zhivago discusses his career in oceanology.
In this interview Harry Van Loon discusses topics such as: climatology, the history of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), researc
Descriptions of other Spilhaus oral history interviews that cover childhood as well as career in education and public service; impressions of gradu
Ionospheric work in the ‘50s; Lloyd Beckner, extensively; McKerran Act and scientists; Satellite discussions in the early ‘50s; meeting and attende
Alan Shapley, son of astronomer Harlow Shapley, was born in Pasadena, California in 1919.
Family background and early education; military service (1941-1945); Moscow University (1940-1941, 1946-1949); Moscow University graduate school (1