Student years at Niels Bohr Institutet in the late 1920s; influence of Lev Landau and study of Hans Bethe's thesis on scattering of fast neutrons a
Research, mostly with cyclotrons, at Cornell University and the University of California, Berkeley; building Sweden's first cyclotron as part of th
Concentrates on oil-drop experiment.
Born 1910 Rhode Island.
Topics discussed include: family background, education at Duke University, graduate work at Princeton University with Don Hamilton, Ruby Sherr and
Early life on Ohio farm. College of Wooster, A.H.
Graduate study at Harvard University; greatest influence was Wallace C. Sabine; Ph.D.
Growing up in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania; father’s values in contrast with the values of the Polish/Irish community they lived in; unhealthy home e