Family background; education at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institution, New York University (Richard Courant); works as engineer at Republic Aviation whi
Family background, education, and development of interest in physics; experience at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, absorbs prevailing polit
Education at Northwestern University and University of Chicago (Enrico Fermi); membership in Federation of American Scientists (FAS); founding memb
Early education and exposure to field; attends Duke University; graduate work at California Institute of Technology; Caltech environment; work with
Childhood in New York City; high quality of public schools during Depression; decision at 13 to become physicist; inspirational high school teacher
Childhood, family life, early influences; to Clark University in physics and mathematics; financial hardships; graduate work at Rice University (W.
Early years in Vienna; emigration to Sydney, Australia as refugee; training there in theoretical physics, to 1946.
Discusses his early life and education; his work at SRI; his involvement in the formation of JASON; the decision to move JASON from IDA to SRI; mem