This interview was conducted at intervals during a symposium on the History of Nuclear Physics at the University of Minnesota.
Includes information on his education in England and his postdoctoral work in the United States prior to arrival at Harvard; early impressions of l
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
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
Gravitational Redshift experiments, 1960-1964. Use of cyclotrons to make radioactive sources. Joe Snyder, Robert Dickey.
Aspects of Peierls life and work in theoretical physics.