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Klopsteg, Paul E. (Paul Ernest), 1889-
Oral history interview with Paul E. Klopsteg, 1963 January 27.
Educational background, University of Minnesota electrical engineering; Ph.D. in physics, 1916; devoted to the teaching of physics; member of the American Physical Society (APS) Committee on Education, 1919-1921; chronograph; war-related work; joins industry: Leeds & Northrup, 1920-1921, and later Central Scientific Co.; travels, scientific meetings; meetings with physicists on the teaching of physics; formation of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), Arthur Compton's and Floyd Richtmyer's roles; AAPT's role in formation of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) in 1931; the American Physics Teacher created in 1933; the Oersted Medal, an award for notable teaching; AAPT and APS relations.
Died 1991.
Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962.
Klopsteg, Paul E. (Paul Ernest), 1889-
American Association of Physics Teachers.
American Institute of Physics.
American Physical Society.
Central Scientific Company.
University of Minnesota.
American physics teacher (Journal)
Chronograph.
Physics teachers.
Physics -- Societies, etc.
Physics -- Study and teaching.
Societies -- History, organization, etc.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Richtmyer, F. K., (Floyd Karker), 1881-1939.
Shaughnessy, Donald F., interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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