Biographical profile of astronomer Brian Marsden, emphasizing his career at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.
Topics discussed include: Jeffrey's education at the University of Cambridge; Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin; Werner Heisenberg; Paul Dirac; Erwin Schrod
Topics discussed include: John Jefferies's family background and education in Western Australia, 1925-1942; undergraduate studies at the University
In this interview Fred Hoyle discusses his childhood and growing up in Yorkshire; parental background and influences; early reading in science; ear
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
After surveying Martin Harwit's family background and early education, the interview concentrates on: his graduate education at Massachusetts Insti
Gamow's involvement with nuclear physics. His later work in astrophysics and his interest in biology.