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Grosse, Aristid von, 1905-1985
Oral history interview with Aristid Victor Grosse, 1974 January 11 and April 5.
Interview discusses how Aristid Grosse was born in Russia 1905, childhood in Japan; early education in Japan and in Shanghai; undergraduate and graduate studies at University of Berlin from 1922; protactinium work with Otto Hahn and Lise Meitner 1926-1927. Moves to the U.S. (Universal Oil Products Corp.); comments on Vladimir Ipatief; travels to Europe (Cavendish Laboratory, the Curie Institute in Paris, and Berlin); Columbia University from 1939, dismissal from the Manhattan Project; president of the Research Institute at Temple University for 13 years (later affiliate of the Franklin Institute); desert agriculture. Also prominently mentioned are: M. S. Agruss, Francis William Aston, Niels Henrik David Bohr, Eugene Booth, James Chadwick, Arthur Holly Compton, Marie Sklodowska Curie, John R. Dunning, Gustav Egloff, Albert Einstein, Robley Dunglison Evans, Enrico Fermi, George Gamow, Hiram Halle, William D. Harkins, Georg von Hevesy, Karl Hoffman, Eugene Houdry, Lyndon B. Johnson, Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Irène Joliot-Curie, Petr Kapitsa, Robert Andrews Millikan, Alfred O. Nier, Ida Noddack, George Braxton Pegram, Isidor Isaac Rabi, Ernest Rutherford, Frederick Soddy, Fritz Strassman, Leo Szilard, Joseph John Thomson, Harold Clayton Urey, John Archibald Wheeler; Atomic Energy Commission, Basic Science Foundation, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, Technische Hochschule (Berlin), Universal Oil Production Corporation, and University of Chicago.
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962
Chadwick, James, 1891-1974
Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962.
Curie, Marie, 1867-1934.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Evans, Robley Dunglison, 1907-
Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954.
Gamow, George, 1904-1968.
Grosse, Aristid von, 1905-1985
Hahn, Otto, 1879-1968.
Hevesy, Georg von, 1885-1966.
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
Joliot-Curie, Frédéric.
Joliot-Curie, Irène 1897-1956.
Kapit︠s︡a, P. L. (Petr Leonidovich), 1894-1984
Meitner, Lise, 1878-1968.
Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953.
Nier, Alfred O. (Alfred Otto), 1911-
Pegram, George Braxton, 1876-1958.
Rabi, I. I. (Isidor Isaac), 1898-1988
Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937
Soddy, Frederick.
Strassmann, Fritz.
Szilard, Leo.
Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), Sir, 1856-1940.
Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-1981
Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008
Cavendish Laboratory (Cambridge, England)
Columbia University
Institut Curie.
Research Corporation.
Technische Hochschule Berlin.
Temple University. Research Institute.
Universal Oil Products Company.
Universität Berlin.
University of Chicago.
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Manhattan Project (U.S.)
Physics -- Study and teaching.
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Transcripts. aat
Agruss, M. S.
Aston, Francis William.
Booth, Eugene.
Dunning, John R. (John Ray), 1907-1975.
Egloff, Gustav.
Halle, Hiram.
Harkins, William Draper.
Hoffman, Karl.
Housemann, George.
Ipatieff, Vladimir.
Noddack, Ida, 1896-1978
Basic Science Foundation.
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Weiner, Charles. interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA