Cosmic background radiation

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: 
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: 
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: 
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: 
Tuesday, 19 January 1988
Location: 
Princeton, New Jersey

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: 
Tuesday, 22 May 2001
Location: 
Pennsylvania State University

In this interview, Charles Misner discusses his career in physics.

Interviewed by: 
Christopher Smeenk
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 21 May 2002
Location: 
Cambridge, England

In this interview J. P.

Interviewed by: 
Christopher Smeenk
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 14 May 2002
Location: 
Cambridge, England

In this interview J. P.

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