Topics discussed include: his family and early childhood, education at Yale and Berkeley, Army and geodetic research, Otto Struve, George Herbig, L
Discussion of astronomers of greatest significance in recent history.
A short biographical study dealing with the origins of his family; his upbringing and influences upon him leading him first to engineering and phys
Student years at University of Cambridge, 1919-1923; move to Harvard University in 1923, and subsequent career.
Growing up on Mount Hamilton in l950s; interests in father’s and mother’s work; schooling on mountain; learning astronomy at home; Webb School; col
General interview examining family origins; early life in Milwaukee; interest in mechanical things; development of interest in astronomy; engineeri
Biographical interview with Robert Kraft. Covers childhood and interest in math; family background and marriage.
This interview with A. A. Kozyrev (1916-18) covers the early career of his brother, the astrophysicist N. A. Kozyrev (1908-83). It begins with N.
This interview discusses: Kozai's family life and early education; the impact of receiving Yukio Haghihara's book on celestial mechanics in 1947;
Deals mainly with the organization and responsibilities of the Astronomical Council; funding of major projects and large instruments, allocation of