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Interviewed by: 
Owen Gingerich
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 6 June 1978
Location: 
Bad Gastein, Austria

Family background; education at Tubigen Univ.; Schrodinger Theory thesis at Univ. of Munich (1927), influence of Sommerfeld, Heisenberg.

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Monday, 3 April 1989
Location: 
Washington, D.C.

Childhood experience looking at the stars; influence and encouragement of parents; early reading in science; influence and importance of Maria Mitc

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Monday, 18 January 1988
Location: 
Princeton, New Jersey

Childhood experiences and working with father to fix things; building telescopes as a boy; early reading in astronomy and cosmology; early preferen

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Monday, 9 June 1975
Location: 
Mount Wilson-Palomar Observatories, Pasadena, California

In this interview, Horace Babcock discusses how the field of astrophysics has changed over the course of his career.

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