Topics discussed by Louis Witten in this interview include: Peter Bergmann, childhood and background, being drafted during World War II, meteorolog
Emigrates from Austria to England in 1938, and then to the United States in 1939; parents unhappy in America in the 1940s; father's socialism in Au
The beginning of Tisza’s career, 1925-1937; recollections and comments from his two-year study at Kharkov with Lev Landau.
Topics discussed include: his education at the University of Pittsburgh, his work with Joe Mayer, his Sterling Fellow post at Yale and work with th
Childhood and early education, Hollywood High School, graduates in chemistry from Caltech, 1924; to University of California, Berkeley (Gilbert N.
Early experiences in science at Whitman College, Washington, from 1920; friendships with fellow students and teachers.
Use of early computers in statistical mechanics; the development of the Monte Carlo method and his role in the invention of molecular dynamics simu