Robert Kirshner (of the High-z Team) is Clowes Professor of Science at Harvard University and the author of The Extravagant Universe: Exploding Sta
Discusses his childhood spent in and around the environment of Mount Wilson observatory with his father; his education; graduate school at Princeto
Emphasis of interview — on King’s life and career through his graduate study at Harvard.
In this interview William Livingston discusses topics such as: his time and work in astronomy at the Kitt Peak National Observatory and National So
Focusses on Humason's interests in observational astronomy.
Early life in Indiana; Morse family; Albion College; Joel Stebbins at University of Illinois, ca.
Early childhood, education 1938-1962; astronomy interest; graduate school at California Institute of Technology, impressions of professors; interes
Childhood in New York City; studying astronomy and literature at Harvard (1925-1929, M.A.