Topics include his youth and education; his Ph.D.
Research, mostly with cyclotrons, at Cornell University and the University of California, Berkeley; building Sweden's first cyclotron as part of th
Relation of the individual to the whole; California Institute of Technology (1939-1940); negative experience at Caltech; interest in Chinese and Ja
Involvement in the history of quantum physics and nuclear physics; thoughts on physics institutions in underdeveloped countries.
Family background; undergraduate and graduate studies at Princeton University: electrical engineering 1921, graduate research on ionization of argo
Anderson talks almost exclusively about his work during the thirties with particles of high energy involved in nuclear reactions.
Amaldi emphasizes that his concerns were not solely directed to the development of nuclear and particle physics; he was also interested in the deve
Family background; early interest in physics; chance meeting with Enrico Fermi in youth and early friendship with Emilio Segrè; enrolling in physic