In this interview Joseph Silk discusses topics such as: influence of Boy Scouts in childhood; family background; high school education; early inter
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
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
Parental background; influence and encouragement from mother; early schooling in England: technical schools versus academic schools; influence of r
The interview focuses primarily on Peebles' many contributions to physical cosmology: research on nucleosynthesis in the early universe in 1965, th
In this interview, Charles Misner discusses his career in physics.
In this interview J. P.