Cosmology

Interviewed by: 
David Edge
Interview date: 
Friday, 14 May 1971
Location: 
Cambridge, England

Career in astronomy beginning with early work in the radio astronomy group at University of Cambridge in 1951.

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Friday, 14 October 1988
Location: 
Berkeley, California

In this interview Joseph Silk discusses topics such as: influence of Boy Scouts in childhood; family background; high school education; early inter

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Monday, 15 February 1988
Location: 
Princeton, New Jersey

Edwin Turner discusses his childhood experiences looking up at the stars; background of parents; encouragement and support of parents; early intere

Interviewed by: 
Martin Harwit
Interview date: 
Thursday, 27 September 1984
Location: 
Jadwin Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Family background and early education; undergraduate studies in engineering at University of Michigan, faculty who influenced him; doctoral thesis

Interviewed by: 
Karl Hufbauer
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 18 April 1978
Location: 
Starnberg, Germany

Background information, early interest in stars; meets Werner Heisenberg in Copenhagen and Berlin, 1927; studies at Universitat Berlin, 1929; Heise

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 10 May 1988
Location: 
Cambridge, Massachusetts

More discussion of the reasons why particle physicists began working on cosmology in the 1970s; importance of theoretical work by Kirzhnitz and Lin

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Thursday, 5 May 1988
Location: 
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Awareness in high school of the Sandage Program to observe the rate of expansion of the universe and awareness of the impending operation of the Mt

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Friday, 14 October 1988
Location: 
Stanford, California

Family background; early interest in mathematics; early hobbies; early reading; influence of grandmother; education at Cornell; influence of Paul O

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 7 September 1976
Location: 
Paris, France

Brief, informal, unedited interview on his current views on some questions of cosmology.

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

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