Background of father; discouraged by father to go into science; early reading in science; early desire to be a Fellow at Trinity College; early int
Background and undergraduate years at Trinity College, University of Cambridge, and later return to Cambridge to study relativity under Paul A. M.
Early education, Real-gymnasium; Universität Berlin, 1930; early interest in physics; courses, books studied, method of noting original ideas; Univ
Childhood in Germany and family background — competitive spirit; war years — internment and radar work with Bondi and Hoyle (1942-1945) at Ca
A thorough, reflective survey of the life and work of this theoretical astrophysicist.
Interview focusses on early life in Vienna, family and religion; atmosphere in Vienna in early 1930s; growth of interest in mathematical physics; a