Family background and childhood in Germany, 1919-1934; emigration to U.S. and undergraduate study and life at Princeton University, 1934-1938.
In this interview Norman Ramsey discusses topics such as: his childhood and family background; I. I. Rabi; Bergen Davis; Columbia University; P.
Exposure to JASON and scientific advising. Early JASON projects; SEESAW work on lasers; director of Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA).
B.A. in physics from New York University, 1940; graduate work at University of California at Berkeley; contacts with J.
Born in Mexico; interested in geology at a young age.
In this interview, Gordon J. F.
Enrico Fermi, Edward Teller, and Harold Urey, and involvement in Manhattan Project; Oppenheimer case as exposure to science policy; Project 137 sum