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Interviewed by: 
Lillian Hoddeson and Gordon Baym
Interview date: 
Thursday, 13 May 1976
Location: 
Strömgren's office, Observatory, Copenhagen, Denmark

Family background and early interest in astronomy (Elis Stromgren).

Interviewed by: 
Lillian Hoddeson and Gordon Baym
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 5 May 1976
Location: 
Strömgren's office, Observatory, Copenhagen, Denmark

Family background and early interest in astronomy (Elis Stromgren).

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 21 August 1979
Location: 
International Astronomical Union meeting, Montreal, Canada

Education at Ecole normale supérieure, Paris; survival during German Occupation, and gathering of astronomers at Haute Provence Observatory; work i

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Thursday, 10 November 1977
Location: 
Peyton Hall, Princeton, New Jersey

Discussion of Oort's family background and childhood interest in astronomy.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Thursday, 2 February 1978
Location: 
Edmondson’s Office, Swain Hall, Indiana University

Early home life in Indiana, and early schooling. Origins of his interest in astronomy and the influence of both family and teachers.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Thursday, 21 April 1977
Location: 
Edmondson’s Office, Swain Hall, Indiana University

Early home life in Indiana, and early schooling. Origins of his interest in astronomy and the influence of both family and teachers.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Sunday, 19 August 1979
Location: 
International Astronomical Union meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Early life and family in Amsterdam; childhood interest in astronomy and telescope-building; undergraduate at Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden (W.

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