Galaxies

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: 
Norriss S. Hetherington
Interview date: 
Thursday, 3 June 1976
Location: 
Tucson, Arizona

Family, early education, attendance at University of California at Berkeley, 1924-1928, and change to major in astronomy. Influence of William F.

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: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Monday, 17 July 1978
Location: 
Department of Astronomy, Lick Observatory, Santa Cruz campus, California

Interview centers around early life in Wisconsin; family background in Milton, Wisconsin; physics at Wisconsin and graduate work there; quantum mec

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 15 July 1977
Location: 
Department of Astronomy, Lick Observatory, Santa Cruz campus, California

Interview centers around early life in Wisconsin; family background in Milton, Wisconsin; physics at Wisconsin and graduate work there; quantum mec

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: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Saturday, 22 July 1978
Location: 
Campbell Hall, Berkeley, California

In this interview Harold Weaver discusses topics such as: family background and his childhood; becoming interested in astronomy; visiting Lowell Ob

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 20 July 1977
Location: 
Campbell Hall, Berkeley, California

In this interview Harold Weaver discusses topics such as: family background and his childhood; becoming interested in astronomy; visiting Lowell Ob

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