Growing up on Mount Hamilton in l950s; interests in father’s and mother’s work; schooling on mountain; learning astronomy at home; Webb School; col
General interview examining family origins; early life in Milwaukee; interest in mechanical things; development of interest in astronomy; engineeri
<p>Then, the project finally got authorized in 1961 — but again after a rather amusing set of coincidences.
Family background and childhood in Germany, 1919-1934; emigration to U.S. and undergraduate study and life at Princeton University, 1934-1938.
Early interest in radio; Carnegie Institute of Technology's physics department, 1932-1936; first department research program; summer research exper
Interview examines early life in Pennsylvannia; family background; schooling; college years at Swarthmore, 1916-1920; choice of major subjects; con
Developments of the technique of separated oscillating fields and the atomic clock.
A biographical interview with McKee; covers childhood and education.
Covers his family background, upbringing, education at the University of Cambridge, and positions at University of Edinburgh, Imperial College, Uni