Early career in the United States Geological Survey (USGS); Atomic Energy Commission-sponsored surveys of uranium deposits in the western United St
Discusses his work at Princeton as a student of John Wheeler in 1961-1965. Interactions with Wheeler at the University of Texas, Austin.
Discusses his family background and education; World War I experiences; J. J.
Childhood on Missouri farm, early education and interest in science. Enters University of Missouri, 1907; B.A., 1910, M.A.
Childhood on Missouri farm, early education and interest in science.
Family background and early education, motivation and funding for college; math program at Stanford University, from 1928; physics studies at Calif