Astronomy

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Monday, 20 August 1979
Location: 
International Astronomical Union meeting, Montreal, Canada

Notes on Shklovskii's origins, education in Moscow, World War II experience, approach to astronomy and teaching, and changes in his lifetime.

Interviewed by: 
Samantha M. Thompson
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Location: 
Lenox, Massachusetts

Elske van Panhuys Smith discusses topics including: her childhood in Monaco, Austria, Holland, Venezuela, Costa Rica, and the United States of Amer

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 21 August 1979
Location: 
Montreal, Canada

Transcription of dictation using notes made at a short interview, not tape-recorded, during an IAU meeting.

Interviewed by: 
David Edge
Interview date: 
Friday, 14 May 1971
Location: 
Cambridge, England

Career in astronomy beginning with early work in the radio astronomy group at University of Cambridge in 1951.

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: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 5 December 2007
Location: 
Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Massachusetts

In this interview Robert Noyes discusses topics such as: his family background; undergraduate at Haverford College; graduate work at California Ins

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 4 November 1977
Location: 
Park Central Hotel

A short interview taken during an IAU Symposium covering Dr.

Interviewed by: 
Patrick McCray
Interview date: 
Friday, 29 October 1999
Location: 
Tucson, Arizona

This is an interview conducted with Dr. Sidney Wolff. The interview was done a few weeks before Dr.

Interviewed by: 
Patrick McCray
Interview date: 
Saturday, 23 October 1999
Location: 
Tucson, Arizona

This is an interview conducted with Dr. Sidney Wolff. The interview was done a few weeks before Dr.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 11 July 1978
Location: 
Hale Observatories, Santa Barbara Street, Pasadena, California

Interview examines early life in San Francisco and first contacts with Astronomy in 1920; Public Lectures under auspices of the Astronomical Societ

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