Kantrowitz discusses his undergraduate and graduate education at Columbia University; his early academic career at Cornell University; the beginnin
This interview was conducted as part of a doctoral dissertation, the focus of which is the study of "radical" scientists in America, 1968-1974.
Topics include: his family and early education; his decision to attend Cambridge University and Kings College; the impact of WWII on his education;
Born in Mexico; interested in geology at a young age.
Some of the topics discussed include: the development of his career along with the problems of the simultaneous development of his wife Ursula Lam
This interview was conducted as part of a doctoral dissertation, the focus of which is the study of “radical” scientists in America, 1968-1974.
Enrico Fermi, Edward Teller, and Harold Urey, and involvement in Manhattan Project; Oppenheimer case as exposure to science policy; Project 137 sum
Herzfeld briefly describes his education and scientific and administrative career up to his 1961 post at the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARP
Work in realistic astrophysics in the 1960’s, continuing collaboration with Hoyle, position of Caltech and Kellogg Lab in physics and radio astrono