Topics discussed include: his family and early childhood, education at Yale and Berkeley, Army and geodetic research, Otto Struve, George Herbig, L
This interview begins with a discussion of Routly's undergraduate experience at McGill University, before moving on to discuss: his introduction to
General interview examining family origins; early life in Milwaukee; interest in mechanical things; development of interest in astronomy; engineeri
Early life in Mexico; Civil Engineering school, 1938, physics in Mexico; University of Mexico; study group; visitors from the United States, 1941;
Childhood and father's influence; high school in Washington, DC.
Interview examines early life in Pennsylvannia; family background; schooling; college years at Swarthmore, 1916-1920; choice of major subjects; con
In this interview Gunnar Randers discusses his career and his involvement in science policy.
Focuses on work during his graduate student years at Yerkes Observatory with Stewart L. Sharpless under the supervision of William Morgan.
Early interest in seismology and astronomy, training in physics; postgraduate year at Harvard Observatory with Harlow Shapley, 1931-1932; on staff