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Elsasser, Walter M., 1904-
Oral history interview with Walter M. Elsasser, 1985 November 21.
Focussed interview on Elsasser's career in the United States. His decision to emigrate, 1935; on choosing geophysics; California Institute of Technology (Robert Millikan, Theodore von Kármán), 1936-1940; connection between meteorology and work in magnetism; inception of the idea of the dynamo effect (Albert Einstein).
Died 1991.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Elsasser, Walter M., 1904-
Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953.
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963.
California Institute of Technology
Dynamo theory (Cosmic physics)
Geophysics.
Magnetism.
Meteorology
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Aaserud, Finn interviewer.
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American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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