In this interview George E. Smith, professor in the Department of Philosophy at Tufts University, discusses his life and career.
Early education and family background; Harvard University (1895-1900) mathematics and physics courses and teacher including Wallace Sabin; Yale Uni
First part of interview focusses on Wheeler's work and relationship with Niels Bohr at the Copenhagen Institute in the 1930s; discovery of the meso
Family background; early interest in mathematics; early hobbies; early reading; influence of grandmother; education at Cornell; influence of Paul O
In the interview Shimony discusses his undergraduate years at Yale in mathematics and philosophy; influence of C. S. Peirce, A. N.
Early life in New Bedford, MA; father’s informal education as chemist and engineer; difficulties in early education.
Student work with D. A.
Interview is a biographical profile of theoretical astrophysicist David Layzer, with emphasis on his career at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for A
In this interview Basil Hiley discusses topics such as: family background; nuclear physics; Cyril Domb; quantum mechanics; Hermann Bondi; Universit