Born in Texas in 1903; influence of remote, rural environment on his upbringing and early education.
Born in Russia 1905, childhood in Japan; early education in Japan and in Shanghai; undergraduate and graduate studies at University of Berlin from
Childhood in New York; high school experience at Horace Mann; Harvard undergraduate at the age of 15. Impressions of ordeal with Harlow Shapley.
Postgraduate work at University of Chicago; early work in spectroscopy using the Fabry-Perot interferometer; studies of e/m and hydrogen fine struc
Family background; graduate study in mathematics at University of Chicago in the 1930s under Gilbert A.
Dorothy Heyworth was born in England in 1901, the youngest of three children in family of modest means.
This interview was conducted as part of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics project, which includes tapes and transcripts of oral histo