Cosmology

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Monday, 3 April 1989
Location: 
Washington, D.C.

Childhood experience looking at the stars; influence and encouragement of parents; early reading in science; influence and importance of Maria Mitc

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 19 July 1977
Location: 
Berkeley, California

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

Interviewed by: 
Ursula Pavlish
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 31 July 2007
Location: 
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Reynald Pain (member of the Supernova Cosmology Project): particle physicist, joined the SCP in 1993. Worked on software to detect supernovae.

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 18 May 1988
Location: 
Andover, Massachusetts

Don Page discusses his parental background and missionary work of parents; childhood in Alaska; early interest in mathematics; early reading; influ

Interviewed by: 
Owen Gingerich and David Kaiser
Interview date: 
Friday, 1 August 2003
Location: 
11 Bowden Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts

This interview focuses on Morrison's scientific papers, written primarily during his years at Cornell University, 1946-1964.  Also covered is his g

Interviewed by: 
Owen Gingerich
Interview date: 
Saturday, 22 February 2003
Location: 
Dr. Morrison's home, Cambridge, Massachusetts

This interview focuses on Morrison's scientific papers, written primarily during his years at Cornell University, 1946-1964.  Also covered is his g

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Monday, 3 April 1989
Location: 
College Park, Maryland

Interview covers Charles Misner's family background and childhood interest in science; influential chemistry teacher in high school; education at N

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 30 March 1988
Location: 
Tokyo, Japan

Early interest in natural phenomena; early reading in science; education at Cambridge; graduate work at Cambridge; influence of Dennis Sciama; work

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 21 March 1978
Location: 
Royal Astronomical Society, London, England

Early home life and schooling in Turkey; years at University of Edinburgh and University of London after fall of Smyrna, 1922; work in London with

Interviewed by: 
Robert Smith
Interview date: 
Friday, 22 September 1978
Location: 
William McCrea's home, Lewes, Sussex

Covers his family background, upbringing, education at the University of Cambridge, and positions at University of Edinburgh, Imperial College, Uni

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