Cosmology

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Thursday, 10 March 1977
Location: 
Princeton University

Life of his father, Karl Schwarzschild; father's scientific relationships in Göttingen (Felix Klein, David Hilbert); move to Potsdam, 1909; relatio

Interviewed by: 
Bert Shapiro
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 27 September 1977

Discussion of Edwin Hubble in his later years; Hubble’s accomplishments and his wish to redo the deep count of galaxies on the 200-inch telescope.

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 29 March 1988
Location: 
Tokyo, Japan

Family background; childhood reading of the encyclopedia; high school interest in athletics; flying model planes with father; early interest in gre

Interviewed by: 
Chris Smeenk
Interview date: 
Thursday, 16 May 2002
Location: 
Turok’s office, Cambridge, United Kingdom

In this interview Neil Turok discusses topics such as: inflationary universe; cosmology; Stephen Hawking; Andrei Linde; quantum gravity; string the

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 14 June 1977
Location: 
Yale University Observatory

Covers the origins and development of a conference on the evolution of galaxies held at Yale University in 1977 and organized by a committee chaire

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Monday, 24 October 1977
Location: 
California Institute of Technology

Early years in Holland and attraction to astronomy; education at Groningen (1946-1949) and at Leiden under Oort (1949-1956); life at Hale Observato

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 28 March 1989
Location: 
Tokyo, Japan

Family background; influence of uncle in early interest in astronomy and construction of first telescope in 1942; discussions between Schmidt's fat

Interviewed by: 
Ursula Pavlish
Interview date: 
Monday, 30 July 2007
Location: 
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California

How Dr.

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Friday, 20 January 1989
Location: 
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Parental background; influence and encouragement from mother; early schooling in England: technical schools versus academic schools; influence of r

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 10 June 1975
Location: 
California Institute of Technology

Preliminary discussions of some important developments in astronomy, from stellar evolution and stellar interiors to the evolution and structure of

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