Edwin Turner discusses his childhood experiences looking up at the stars; background of parents; encouragement and support of parents; early intere
Family background and early education; undergraduate studies in engineering at University of Michigan, faculty who influenced him; doctoral thesis
Background information, early interest in stars; meets Werner Heisenberg in Copenhagen and Berlin, 1927; studies at Universitat Berlin, 1929; Heise
More discussion of the reasons why particle physicists began working on cosmology in the 1970s; importance of theoretical work by Kirzhnitz and Lin
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
Family background; early interest in mathematics; early hobbies; early reading; influence of grandmother; education at Cornell; influence of Paul O
Brief, informal, unedited interview on his current views on some questions of cosmology.
Early life and family origins; Phillips Andover Academy; teachers; Andover and Max Millikan; early interest in astronomy; methodology of science; u
Early life in New York and California, and decision to do undergraduate work in astronomy at University of California at Berkeley.