This interview is a biographical profile, an institutional history, and a focused study of examples of W.
Family background; education at Tubigen Univ.; Schrodinger Theory thesis at Univ. of Munich (1927), influence of Sommerfeld, Heisenberg.
Childhood experience looking at the stars; influence and encouragement of parents; early reading in science; influence and importance of Maria Mitc
Childhood experiences and working with father to fix things; building telescopes as a boy; early reading in astronomy and cosmology; early preferen
In this interview, Horace Babcock discusses how the field of astrophysics has changed over the course of his career.