Astrophysics

Interviewed by: 
David Zierler
Interview date: 
Thursday, 7 May 2020
Location: 
Video conference

In this interview, David Zierler, Oral Historian for AIP, interviews Bruce Tarter, director emeritus of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Interviewed by: 
Joanna Behrman
Interview date: 
Friday, 14 February 2020
Location: 
Los Angeles, California

In this interview, Joanna Behrman, Assistant Public Historian for AIP, interviews Margaret Kivelson, Distinguished Professor Emerita of Space Physi

Interviewed by: 
David Zierler
Interview date: 
Monday, 11 May 2020
Location: 
video conference

In this interview, David Zierler, Oral Historian for AIP, interviews the Honorable France Córdova, former Director of the National Science Foundati

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 9 February 1983
Location: 
National Air and Space Museum

This interview examines Martin Harwit's tenure as a physicist at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), his time as a National Science Foundation fel

Interviewed by: 
Norriss S. Hetherington
Interview date: 
Thursday, 3 June 1976
Location: 
Tucson, Arizona

Family, early education, attendance at University of California at Berkeley, 1924-1928, and change to major in astronomy. Influence of William F.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 29 April 1977
Location: 
Harvard-Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Family history and educational background; undergraduate degree from University of California Los Angeles (1924-1927); PhD from University of Calif

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 14 September 1982
Location: 
Space Science and Exploration Department, National Air and Space Museum

This interview reviews Westphal's family background, education, and early employment at the Seismograph Service Corporation and at Sinclair Researc

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Thursday, 12 August 1982
Location: 
Westphal's office, California Institute of Technology

This interview reviews Westphal's family background, education, and early employment at the Seismograph Service Corporation and at Sinclair Researc

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Monday, 9 August 1982
Location: 
Westphal's office, California Institute of Technology

This interview reviews Westphal's family background, education, and early employment at the Seismograph Service Corporation and at Sinclair Researc

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 21 June 1978
Location: 
Falls Road, Bethany, Connecticut

Early life and family interests in Holland; study at the Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht; courses in mathematics, physics and astronomy; move to Rijks

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