General interview dealing with early life in Latvia before World War I; the University of Latvia in Rega; assistant in astronomy at Rega in 1928 an
Recollections of family background and early schooling in Holland; interest in science and influence of C.
Family history. Margaret Harwood’s lectures at Maria Mitchell Observatory in Nantucket; B.A.
After reviewing his upbringing and undergraduate and post-graduate education, Strong (b.
Research on stellar energy in the 1930s. Eddington-Milne models controversy encourages stellar structure work.
Family background and early interest in astronomy (Elis Stromgren).
Recounts Strand’s (b.