In this interview, David Zierler, Oral Historian for AIP, interviews Eric Adelberger, emeritus professor of physics at the University of Washington
Extensive, comprehensive interview on Worzel’s scientific and professional career.
Family background and early education; undergraduate studies in engineering at University of Michigan, faculty who influenced him; doctoral thesis
First part of interview focusses on Wheeler's work and relationship with Niels Bohr at the Copenhagen Institute in the 1930s; discovery of the meso
Family background; early interest in mathematics; early hobbies; early reading; influence of grandmother; education at Cornell; influence of Paul O
Interview focusses on early life in Vienna, family and religion; atmosphere in Vienna in early 1930s; growth of interest in mathematical physics; a