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Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 11 January 1989
Location: 
Boston, Massachusetts

Parental background; early interest in science and experience looking through friend's telescope in the fourth grade; feeling of compulsion as a ch

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

Early life and schooling in Manitoba, Canada.

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: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 15 August 1989
Location: 
Bournemouth, England

In this interview Fred Hoyle discusses his childhood and growing up in Yorkshire; parental background and influences; early reading in science; ear

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Saturday, 15 October 1988
Location: 
Monte Sereno, California

Interview covers Sandra Faber's childhood experiences; parental background; early reading; early preference for steady state model; relationship be

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 19 January 1988
Location: 
Princeton, New Jersey

This interview discusses Robert Dicke's childhood experiments; early reading; education at University of Rochester; attitudes of older scientists a

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Monday, 7 November 1988
Location: 
Austin, Texas

Interview discusses Gerard de Vaucouleur's childhood in Paris and family background; early reading; membership in the French Astronomical Society;

Interviewed by: 
Patrick McCray
Interview date: 
Monday, 10 February 2003
Location: 
Tucson, Arizona

This interview with A. G. W. Cameron focuses on selected aspects of Cameron's research including nucleosynthesis and use of computers in research.

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 4 June 1975

In this interview, Geoffrey Burbidge discusses the history of physics over the course of his career.  Topics discussed include: Astronomical Societ

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