Yale University

Interviewed by: 
Catherine Westfall
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 16 July 2013
Location: 
Argonne National Laboratory

In this interview R. J.

Interviewed by: 
R. Bruce Lindsay and W. J. King
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 3 June 1964
Location: 
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Early education and family background; Harvard University (1895-1900) mathematics and physics courses and teacher including Wallace Sabin; Yale Uni

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 21 June 1978
Location: 
Falls Road, Bethany, Connecticut

Early life and family interests in Holland; study at the Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht; courses in mathematics, physics and astronomy; move to Rijks

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 23 September 1977
Location: 
Falls Road, Bethany, Connecticut

Early life and family interests in Holland; study at the Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht; courses in mathematics, physics and astronomy; move to Rijks

Interviewed by: 
Steven J. Heims
Interview dates: 
March 21 and 26, 1988

Emigrates from Austria to England in 1938, and then to the United States in 1939; parents unhappy in America in the 1940s; father's socialism in Au

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 27 November 1991
Location: 
Spitzer's office, Peyton Hall, Princeton University

This interview centers around a discussion of Henry Norris Russell, and his influences as Director of the Princeton University Observatory.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 10 May 1978
Location: 
Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Early life and family origins; Phillips Andover Academy; teachers; Andover and Max Millikan; early interest in astronomy; methodology of science; u

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 8 April 1977
Location: 
Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Early life and family origins; Phillips Andover Academy; teachers; Andover and Max Millikan; early interest in astronomy; methodology of science; u

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 14 June 1977
Location: 
Yale University Observatory

Covers the origins and development of a conference on the evolution of galaxies held at Yale University in 1977 and organized by a committee chaire

Interviewed by: 
Patrick McCray
Interview dates: 
February 13 and 14, 2003

Topics discussed include: his family and early childhood, education at Yale and Berkeley, Army and geodetic research, Otto Struve, George Herbig, L

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