In this interview, David Zierler, Oral Historian for AIP, interviews Arthur Bienenstock, professor emeritus of photon science and associate directo
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.
Deals mainly with Vinal's 43 years at National Bureau of Standards and his work on battery devices and their standards.
Born in London 1910; Childhood in Palo Alto, California; undergraduate at UCLA, Caltech, graduate school MIT (Slater, thesis advisor); 1936 to Bell
Family background, early schooling; undergraduate studies at Case Institute of Technology (B.S.
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.
Alan Shapley, son of astronomer Harlow Shapley, was born in Pasadena, California in 1919.