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Interviewed by: 
Jarita Holbrook
Interview date: 
Sunday, 7 July 2013
Location: 
Le Meridien Resort, Mauritius

In this interview, Radhakhrishna (Dinesh) Somanah discusses topics such as: his educational background, Loyola College, George Sudarshan, Universit

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: 
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: 
Patrick McCray
Interview date: 
Monday, 29 October 2001
Location: 
Princeton, New Jersey

In this interview Joseph Taylor discusses topics such as: his family background and childhood; Haverford College; Fay Ajzenberg-Selove; Tom Benham;

Interviewed by: 
Paul Wright
Interview date: 
Monday, 10 March 1975
Location: 
Schmidt's office, California Institute of Technology

Growing up during World War II; early interest in astronomy; undergraduate studies in Groningen, Holland.

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: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 23 May 1978
Location: 
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

Parents' background; childhood in Ohio; early interest in astronomy.

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Monday, 22 May 1978
Location: 
Santa Barbara Street, Pasadena, California

Parents' background; childhood in Ohio; early interest in astronomy.

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