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A prize of which I am, vicariously, enormously proud is the designation as Northeast U.S. Tree Farmers of the Year earned by my sister and her husband of New Milford, Pa in 1990.
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A souvenir of those years is a small cottage on the cliffs of Cornwall, where Joyce and I spend a spring month every year, hiking and seeing friends.
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Although raised on the farm - my grandfather was an unsuccessful fundamentalist preacher turned farmer - my father and his brother both became professors.
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An important impression was my father's one Sabbatical year, spent in England and Europe in 1937.
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For their fundamental theoretical investigations of the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems.
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I acquired an admiration for Japanese culture, art, and architecture, and learned of the existence of the game of GO, which I still play.
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I have also testified repeatedly and published some articles in favor of Small Science.
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I learned crystallography and solid state physics from Bill Shockley, Alan Holden, and Betty Wood.
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I thereupon gratefully retired in 1984 from Bell and am now full-time Joseph Henry Professor of Physics at Princeton.
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I was one of several students sent to Harvard from Uni High in those years on the new full-support National Scholarships.
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Mott kept asking me what my 1958 paper meant, and there were a lot of discussions centered around broken symmetry and some ideas of Brian Josephson, who attended my lectures.
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My father, Harry Warren Anderson, was a professor of plant pathology at the University of Illinois in Urbana, where I was brought up from 1923 to 1940.
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My own work in spin glass and its consequences has formed some of the intellectual basis for these interests.
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Nonetheless in time I relaxed and enjoyed the experience of Harvard, and was in the end pleasantly surprised to come out with a good record.
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One important experience was Ryogo Kubo's convincing the Japanese in 1952 that they should invite as their first Fulbright scholar in physics an unknown 28-year-old.
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One of our brainchildren is a still viable Science and Society course.
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Susan is established as a painter in Boston of, at the moment, primarily scenes of Martha's Vineyard, and teaching some drawing classes at MIT.
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The ability to reduce everything to simple fundamental laws does not imply the ability to start from those laws and reconstruct the universe.
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The field of quantum valence fluctuations was another older interest which became much more active during this period, partly as a consequence of my own efforts.
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The first months at Harvard were more than challenging, as I came to the realization that the humanities could be genuinely interesting, and, in fact, given the weaknesses of my background, very difficult.
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The Nobel Prize gives one the opportunity to take public stands.
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The prize seemed to change my professional life very little.
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The years since the Nobel Prize have been productive ones for me.
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This work left me with a lasting admiration for Western Electric equipment and Bell engineers, and for the competence of my former physics (not electronics) professors at Harvard; after the war, I went back to learn what the latter could teach me.
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We have kept our cottage on the cliffs of Cornwall, and our custom of seeing English and other friends in April there.
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