Early youth in Canton, South Dakota; teenage interest with E. O.
Topics discussed include: family background; Schweber's education at City College, University of Pennsylvania, and Princeton University; Herbert Je
Life of his father, Karl Schwarzschild; father's scientific relationships in Göttingen (Felix Klein, David Hilbert); move to Potsdam, 1909; relatio
Early interest in physics in South Dakota: early training as a physicist, Univ.
Education at Ecole normale supérieure, Paris; survival during German Occupation, and gathering of astronomers at Haute Provence Observatory; work i
The interview focuses primarily on Peebles' many contributions to physical cosmology: research on nucleosynthesis in the early universe in 1965, th