Administrative work at Oxford; research at Brookhaven National.
Family background, early education and interests; undergraduate at Sacramento Junior College and University of California, Berkeley; first independ
Origin of interest in nuclear physics, discussions of compound nucleus, Copenhagen, 1936; work on interaction of evaporation and nuclear temperatur
This interview is part of a small program to document the recent history of the American Astronomical Society.
Slater leaves Harvard University for Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1930 (Karl Compton) to build up Physics Department there; work on qua