Astronomy

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Thursday, 3 November 1977
Location: 
National Academy of Sciences

A short interview centering on training at Leiden; recollections of teachers -- Oort, van de Hulst, Osterhoff; growth of Dutch radio astronomy; pre

Interviewed by: 
Robert Smith
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 12 August 1987
Location: 
Flagstaff, Arizona

Family background, early life in Brooklyn and Detroit, high school; undergraduate studies at University of Michigan, switch from mathematics to phy

Interviewed by: 
Patrick McCray
Interview dates: 
October 28 and 29, 1999
Location: 
Tucson, Arizona

Abt discusses his childhood and youth in Germany and then the United States; his student days at Northwestern University and his graduate work at C

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Monday, 14 November 1977
Location: 
New York City, New York

Early life in California, undergraduate work at Caltech (1947-51), graduate work at Caltech in physics and astronomy, including work at Mt Wilson-P

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 10 June 1975
Location: 
University of California, Los Angeles
Interviewed by: 
Steven Dick, David DeVorkin, Ron Doel, and Robert McCutcheon
Interview date: 
Friday, 14 January 1994

Topics discussed include: education and career in astronomy.

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