In this interview, Lincoln Wolfenstein discusses radical politics in physics.
Education at Northwestern University and University of Chicago (Enrico Fermi); membership in Federation of American Scientists (FAS); founding memb
In this interview, Melba Phillips discusses: Bryn Mawr College; group theory; Oppenheimer-Phillips process; Maria Goeppert-Mayer; teaching physics;
<p>Then, the project finally got authorized in 1961 — but again after a rather amusing set of coincidences.
Family background and childhood in Germany, 1919-1934; emigration to U.S. and undergraduate study and life at Princeton University, 1934-1938.
Fundamental work in developing the cyclotron and other accelerators.
Childhood and early education in New York, undergraduate education in philosophy at Columbia College, 1932-1936; years of graduate study in physics