In this interview Joseph Silk discusses topics such as: influence of Boy Scouts in childhood; family background; high school education; early inter
Family background and early education; undergraduate studies in engineering at University of Michigan, faculty who influenced him; doctoral thesis
Family background; early interest in mathematics; early hobbies; early reading; influence of grandmother; education at Cornell; influence of Paul O
Background of father; discouraged by father to go into science; early reading in science; early desire to be a Fellow at Trinity College; early int
Life of his father, Karl Schwarzschild; father's scientific relationships in Göttingen (Felix Klein, David Hilbert); move to Potsdam, 1909; relatio
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.
In this interview Neil Turok discusses topics such as: inflationary universe; cosmology; Stephen Hawking; Andrei Linde; quantum gravity; string the