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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: 
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: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 25 January 1989
Location: 
Cambridge, England

Background of father; discouraged by father to go into science; early reading in science; early desire to be a Fellow at Trinity College; early int

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 29 March 1988
Location: 
Tokyo, Japan

Family background; childhood reading of the encyclopedia; high school interest in athletics; flying model planes with father; early interest in gre

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Friday, 20 January 1989
Location: 
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Parental background; influence and encouragement from mother; early schooling in England: technical schools versus academic schools; influence of r

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 11 January 1989
Location: 
Boston, Massachusetts

Parental background; early interest in science and experience looking through friend's telescope in the fourth grade; feeling of compulsion as a ch

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 24 January 1989
Location: 
Oxford, England

Family background; influence of older brother Oliver; career of father; early interest in mathematics, particularly geometry; building 3D models ou

Interviewed by: 
Christopher Smeenk
Interview date: 
Friday, 5 April 2002

The interview focuses primarily on Peebles' many contributions to physical cosmology: research on nucleosynthesis in the early universe in 1965, th

Interviewed by: 
Christopher Smeenk
Interview date: 
Thursday, 4 April 2002

The interview focuses primarily on Peebles' many contributions to physical osmology: research on nucleosynthesis in the early universe in 1965, the

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

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