Family, early education, attendance at University of California at Berkeley, 1924-1928, and change to major in astronomy. Influence of William F.
This is an interview conducted with Dr. Sidney Wolff. The interview was done a few weeks before Dr.
Interview examines early life in San Francisco and first contacts with Astronomy in 1920; Public Lectures under auspices of the Astronomical Societ
Interview centers around early life in Wisconsin; family background in Milton, Wisconsin; physics at Wisconsin and graduate work there; quantum mec
Family background and early interest in astronomy (Elis Stromgren).
Life of his father, Karl Schwarzschild; father's scientific relationships in Göttingen (Felix Klein, David Hilbert); move to Potsdam, 1909; relatio