Family background, early education, and science-technology interests in California and Oregon; Willamette College and radio electronics; contacts w
Family background, early education and interests; undergraduate at Sacramento Junior College and University of California, Berkeley; first independ
Early life and family origins; Phillips Andover Academy; teachers; Andover and Max Millikan; early interest in astronomy; methodology of science; u
Engineering physics at Lehigh University, 1926-1930; graduate work in physics at University of Wisconsin, 1930-1934; Ann Arbor summer school, 1934;
Founding of the school of physics, Università di Roma, role of Orso Mario Corbino and others in recruiting young physicists; the decision to work o
Early interest in physics in South Dakota: early training as a physicist, Univ.
Childhood, family life, early influences; to Clark University in physics and mathematics; financial hardships; graduate work at Rice University (W.