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Wilson, J. Tuzo (John Tuzo), 1908-1993
Oral history interview with J. Tuzo Wilson, 1993 February 16.
John Tuzo Wilson (1908-1993). Early experiences in forestry with the Ottawa Field Naturalist Club; study of physics and geology at the University of Toronto (1926-1930, B.A. 1930), influence of Satterly; Massey fellowship to Cambridge University (1930-1932, M.A. 1932), contact with Jeffreys; work at Princeton in geology (1932-1936, Ph.D.) ; contacts with Albert Einstein, Leopold Infeld, Scheidegger, and Feild. U.S. Geological Survey, (1936-1938). World War II Operational Research, Canadian Airborne (1943). Professor of Physics, University of Toronto (1946-1967). International Union of Geology and Geophysics involvement. National Research Council involvement. Scientific contacts with Communist countries, and political implications. Collaboration with Gerald Kuiper on "The Earth as a Planet". President of Erindale College (1967-1974). Collaboration with J. Jacobs and Robert Russell on "Physics and Geology". Religious beliefs. Discussion of geophysics and its relation to physics and geology.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Infeld, Leopold, 1898-1968.
Kuiper, Gerard P. (Gerard Peter), 1905-1973
Wilson, J. Tuzo (John Tuzo), 1908-1993
University of Cambridge.
Erindale College -- Presidents.
National Research Council (U.S.)
Princeton University.
University of Toronto. Dept. of Physics -- Faculty.
Geological Survey (U.S.)
The earth as a planet.
Physics and geology.
Geology.
Geophysics.
Physics.
Forests and forestry.
Communism and science.
Religion and science.
Oral histories. aat
Jacobs, J.
Jeffreys.
Russell, Robert Thayer.
Satterly, John.
Scheidegger.
Wilson, J. Tuzo (John Tuzo), 1908-1993
Canadian Airborne -- World War, 1939-1945.
International Union of Geology and Geophysics.
Ottawa Field Naturalist Club.
Doel, Ronald Edmund interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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