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Interviewed by: 
David Zierler
Interview date: 
July 1, 2020
Location: 
Remote Interview

In this interview, David Zierler, Oral Historian for AIP, interviews Meg Urry, Israel Munson Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Yale University, a

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin and Shaun Hardy
Interview date: 
October 25, 2013
Location: 
Washington, D.C.

This interview is a biographical profile, an institutional history, and a focused study of examples of W.

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
August 20, 1979
Location: 
International Astronomical Union meeting, Montreal, Canada

Notes on Shklovskii's origins, education in Moscow, World War II experience, approach to astronomy and teaching, and changes in his lifetime.

Interviewed by: 
Samantha M. Thompson
Interview date: 
July 5, 2017
Location: 
Lenox, Massachusetts

Elske van Panhuys Smith discusses topics including: her childhood in Monaco, Austria, Holland, Venezuela, Costa Rica, and the United States of Amer

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
August 21, 1979
Location: 
Montreal, Canada

Transcription of dictation using notes made at a short interview, not tape-recorded, during an IAU meeting.

Interviewed by: 
David Edge
Interview date: 
May 14, 1971
Location: 
Cambridge, England

Career in astronomy beginning with early work in the radio astronomy group at University of Cambridge in 1951.

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
October 14, 1988
Location: 
Berkeley, California

In this interview Joseph Silk discusses topics such as: influence of Boy Scouts in childhood; family background; high school education; early inter

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
December 5, 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: 
November 4, 1977
Location: 
Park Central Hotel

A short interview taken during an IAU Symposium covering Dr.

Interviewed by: 
Patrick McCray
Interview date: 
October 29, 1999
Location: 
Tucson, Arizona

This is an interview conducted with Dr. Sidney Wolff. The interview was done a few weeks before Dr.

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