Big bang theory

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Friday, 14 October 1988
Location: 
Berkeley, California

In this interview Joseph Silk discusses topics such as: influence of Boy Scouts in childhood; family background; high school education; early inter

Interviewed by: 
Martin Harwit
Interview date: 
Thursday, 27 September 1984
Location: 
Jadwin Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Family background and early education; undergraduate studies in engineering at University of Michigan, faculty who influenced him; doctoral thesis

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Friday, 14 October 1988
Location: 
Stanford, California

Family background; early interest in mathematics; early hobbies; early reading; influence of grandmother; education at Cornell; influence of Paul O

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 25 January 1989
Location: 
Cambridge, England

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

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Thursday, 19 July 1979
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: 
David DeVorkin and Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Friday, 16 December 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: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Friday, 3 June 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: 
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: 
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

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