This interview was conducted as part of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics project, which includes tapes and transcripts of oral histo
Graduate studies in Berlin in the early 1930s with Beutler; Ph.D. in molecular spectroscopy, 1934.
Childhood in Cleveland, 1902-1919; interest in mechanical things and in physics, Joseph Valasek's influence.
Born in Russia 1905, childhood in Japan; early education in Japan and in Shanghai; undergraduate and graduate studies at University of Berlin from
Early education, Real-gymnasium; Universität Berlin, 1930; early interest in physics; courses, books studied, method of noting original ideas; Univ
Career in nuclear physics, chiefly through 1939; describes differences in atmosphere among the Universities of Vienna, Berlin, London and Copenhage