Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 5 December 2007
Location: 
Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Massachusetts

In this interview Robert Noyes discusses topics such as: his family background; undergraduate at Haverford College; graduate work at California Ins

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Monday, 29 October 2007
Location: 
Belmont, Massachusetts

Biographical profile of Babette Whipple, widow of Fred Whipple, concentrating on her marriage and life.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 29 April 1977
Location: 
Harvard-Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Family history and educational background; undergraduate degree from University of California Los Angeles (1924-1927); PhD from University of Calif

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 14 September 1982
Location: 
Space Science and Exploration Department, National Air and Space Museum

This interview reviews Westphal's family background, education, and early employment at the Seismograph Service Corporation and at Sinclair Researc

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Thursday, 12 August 1982
Location: 
Westphal's office, California Institute of Technology

This interview reviews Westphal's family background, education, and early employment at the Seismograph Service Corporation and at Sinclair Researc

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Monday, 9 August 1982
Location: 
Westphal's office, California Institute of Technology

This interview reviews Westphal's family background, education, and early employment at the Seismograph Service Corporation and at Sinclair Researc

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 3 August 2005

Van Flandern and Slabinski discuss their work in astronomy, satellite tracking, and involvement in the Moonwatch project of the Smithsonian Astroph

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 2 September 1997
Location: 
Tokyo Institute of Technology

This interview discusses:  Kozai's family life and early education; the impact of receiving Yukio Haghihara's book on celestial mechanics in 1947;

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Monday, 10 October 2005
Location: 
Concord, Massachusetts

Interview discusses Leo McGrath's early life and schooling in Concord, Massachusetts, entrance to Harvard on scholarship, courses in the sciences,

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Sunday, 9 October 2005
Location: 
Richard McCrosky's home, Harvard, Massachusetts

This interview was conducted for McCrosky's biographical profile and especially to gain insight into his work and training at Harvard in the 1940s

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