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Cunningham, Ebenezer.
Oral history interview with Ebenezer Cunningham, 1963 June 19.
Part of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics oral history collection, which includes tapes and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with ca. 100 atomic and quantum physicists. Subjects discuss their family backgrounds, how they became interested in physics, their educations, people who influenced them, their careers including social influences on the conditions of research, and the state of atomic, nuclear, and quantum physics during the period in which they worked. Discussions of scientific matters relate to work that was done between approximately 1900 and 1930, with an emphasis on the discovery and interpretations of quantum mechanics in the 1920s. Also prominently mentioned are: Charles Glover Barkla, Harry Bateman, John D. Cockcroft, Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, Albert Einstein, James Jeans, Joseph Larmor, Robert Andrews Millikan, John Joseph Thomson; University of Cambridge, and University of London.
Bateman, Harry, 1882-1946.
Cockcroft, John, Sir, 1897-1967.
Cunningham, Ebenezer.
Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Jeans, James Hopwood, Sir, 1877-1946.
Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953.
Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), Sir, 1856-1940.
University of Cambridge.
University of London.
Atomic theory.
Nuclear physics.
Quantum theory.
Science -- History.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Physicists -- Interviews. lcsh
Barkla, C. G. (Charles Glover), 1877-1944
Larmor, Joseph.
Heilbron, J. L. interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Center for History of Physics. Archives for the History of Quantum Physics.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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