Statistical mechanics

Interviewed by: 
Dean Rickles and Donald Salisbury
Interview date: 
Thursday, 17 March 2011
Location: 
Cincinnati, Ohio

Topics discussed by Louis Witten in this interview include: Peter Bergmann, childhood and background, being drafted during World War II, meteorolog

Interviewed by: 
Steven J. Heims
Interview dates: 
March 21 and 26, 1988

Emigrates from Austria to England in 1938, and then to the United States in 1939; parents unhappy in America in the 1940s; father's socialism in Au

Interviewed by: 
Kostas Gavroglou
Interview date: 
Sunday, 15 November 1987
Location: 
Tisza's home

The beginning of Tisza’s career, 1925-1937; recollections and comments from his two-year study at Kharkov with Lev Landau.

Interviewed by: 
Kostas Gavroglou
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 12 January 1988
Location: 
Tisza's office, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The beginning of Tisza’s career, 1925-1937; recollections and comments from his two-year study at Kharkov with Lev Landau.

Interviewed by: 
Kostas Gavroglou
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 27 April 1988
Location: 
Tisza's office, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The beginning of Tisza’s career, 1925-1937; recollections and comments from his two-year study at Kharkov with Lev Landau.

Interviewed by: 
Stephen Heims
Interview date: 
Monday, 26 September 1983
Location: 
College Park, Maryland

Topics discussed include: his education at the University of Pittsburgh, his work with Joe Mayer, his Sterling Fellow post at Yale and work with th

Interviewed by: 
Lillian Hoddeson
Interview date: 
Friday, 24 January 1975
Location: 
Sanibel Island

Childhood and early education, Hollywood High School, graduates in chemistry from Caltech, 1924; to University of California, Berkeley (Gilbert N.

Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 28 May 1974
Location: 
Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington

Early experiences in science at Whitman College, Washington, from 1920; friendships with fellow students and teachers.

Interviewed by: 
Alan Holden and W. James King
Interview dates: 
June 1964
Location: 
Bell Telephone Laboratories

Early experiences in science at Whitman College, Washington, from 1920; friendships with fellow students and teachers.

Interviewed by: 
Gianni Battimelli and Daan Frenkel
Interview date: 
Monday, 18 June 1990
Location: 
FOM (Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics)

Use of early computers in statistical mechanics; the development of the Monte Carlo method and his role in the invention of molecular dynamics simu

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