In this interview Jack Ruina discusses topics such as: his work with the JASON group; his family background; choosing electrical engineering; Hugh
Rosenbluth discusses his participation in the development and testing of hydrogen weapons, as well as the historical/political context within which
This interview discusses: Kroll's youth and education at Columbia University; his work at Columbia Radiation Laboratory and his studies with Lamb a
Born in Vienna in 1917; move to America at age 14; undergraduate and masters degrees at Caltech; relations with Harald U.
Exposure to JASON and scientific advising. Early JASON projects; SEESAW work on lasers; director of Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA).
Youth and early education; undergraduate at Amherst; graduate work at MIT.
Topics discussed include: Lukasik's publication records; family history and early scientific interest; scientific education at Renssalaer Polytechn
Motivations for joining JASON (Kenneth Watson); previous consulting work; opinion about work in JASON; collaboration with Sam Treiman; reasons for