University of California, Berkeley

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Thursday, 6 February 1986

Childhood in New York City; high quality of public schools during Depression; decision at 13 to become physicist; inspirational high school teacher

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Sunday, 24 August 1997
Location: 
Holiday Inn, Kyoto, Japan

In this interview, Jorge Sahade discusses such topics as: his family background; being a land surveyor in Bueno Aires, Argentina; going to the Univ

Interviewed by: 
Katherine Sopka
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 14 June 1977
Location: 
Lyman Laboratory of Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Early life in Illinois; B.S. from Purdue University under Karl Lark-Horovitz, 1929-1933. Visit to Technische Hochschule in Karlsruhe.

Interviewed by: 
Katherine Sopka
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 8 June 1977
Location: 
Lyman Laboratory of Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Early life in Illinois; B.S. from Purdue University under Karl Lark-Horovitz, 1929-1933. Visit to Technische Hochschule in Karlsruhe.

Interviewed by: 
Patrick McCray
Interview dates: 
February 13 and 14, 2003

Topics discussed include: his family and early childhood, education at Yale and Berkeley, Army and geodetic research, Otto Struve, George Herbig, L

Interviewed by: 
Kris Szymborski
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 15 June 1982

The establishment of the solid state group at the University of California, Berkeley, at the beginning of the 1950s (Charles Kittel).

Interviewed by: 
Dean Rickles
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 18 March 2009
Location: 
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

In this interview Joseph Polchinski discusses topics such as: family background and childhood; undergraduate studies at the California Institute of

Interviewed by: 
Alexei Kojevnikov
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 2 December 1997

In this interview, Melba Phillips discusses: Bryn Mawr College; group theory; Oppenheimer-Phillips process; Maria Goeppert-Mayer; teaching physics;

Interviewed by: 
Katherine Sopka
Interview date: 
Monday, 5 December 1977

Family background, childhood and education up through college, all in Indiana; her graduate study, first at Battle Creek College (M.A.), then at th

Interviewed by: 
John L. Heilbron
Interview date: 
Friday, 27 March 1964
Location: 
Pasadena, California

This interview was conducted as part of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics project, which includes tapes and transcripts of oral histo

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