Interview examines early life in San Francisco and first contacts with Astronomy in 1920; Public Lectures under auspices of the Astronomical Societ
Early interest in science; training in physics and graduate work at Johns Hopkins, courses, books ,seminars,informal atmosphere,1927-33; summer wor
Family background, education, and emergence of scientific orientation.
After reviewing his upbringing and undergraduate and post-graduate education, Strong (b.
Slater leaves Harvard University for Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1930 (Karl Compton) to build up Physics Department there; work on qua
Family background; education at Tubigen Univ.; Schrodinger Theory thesis at Univ. of Munich (1927), influence of Sommerfeld, Heisenberg.
Discusses his family background and education; World War I experiences; J. J.
Early education and exposure to field; attends Duke University; graduate work at California Institute of Technology; Caltech environment; work with
Childhood interests and family background; undergraduate at Dartmouth College (1911-15), graduate research on vacuum spark spectra under Millikan a