Life of his father, Karl Schwarzschild; father's scientific relationships in Göttingen (Felix Klein, David Hilbert); move to Potsdam, 1909; relatio
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.
Early life in Illinois; B.S. from Purdue University under Karl Lark-Horovitz, 1929-1933. Visit to Technische Hochschule in Karlsruhe.
Piore's involvement in science research policies; establishment of the Office of Naval Research and its relationship with institutions such as the
Discuss physics from original SLAC program, Deep Inelastic Electron Scattering experiments and bubble chamber work.
<p>Then, the project finally got authorized in 1961 — but again after a rather amusing set of coincidences.