Childhood and father's influence; high school in Washington, DC.
This interview reviews in detail Roberts' childhood experiences before addressing his work on the solar corona; solar spicules and prominences; the
Robert Kirshner (of the High-z Team) is Clowes Professor of Science at Harvard University and the author of The Extravagant Universe: Exploding Sta
Discusses his childhood spent in and around the environment of Mount Wilson observatory with his father; his education; graduate school at Princeto
Focusses on Humason's interests in observational astronomy.
Childhood in New York City; studying astronomy and literature at Harvard (1925-1929, M.A.