Family, early education, attendance at University of California at Berkeley, 1924-1928, and change to major in astronomy. Influence of William F.
Family background, early education and interests; undergraduate at Sacramento Junior College and University of California, Berkeley; first independ
Slater leaves Harvard University for Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1930 (Karl Compton) to build up Physics Department there; work on qua
Discusses his family background and education; World War I experiences; J. J.
Family background and early education, motivation and funding for college; math program at Stanford University, from 1928; physics studies at Calif