More discussion of the reasons why particle physicists began working on cosmology in the 1970s; importance of theoretical work by Kirzhnitz and Lin
Awareness in high school of the Sandage Program to observe the rate of expansion of the universe and awareness of the impending operation of the Mt
Family background; early interest in mathematics; early hobbies; early reading; influence of grandmother; education at Cornell; influence of Paul O
In this interview, Dennis Sciama discusses his life and career.
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
Background and undergraduate years at Trinity College, University of Cambridge, and later return to Cambridge to study relativity under Paul A. M.
Family background; childhood reading of the encyclopedia; high school interest in athletics; flying model planes with father; early interest in gre
Parental background; influence and encouragement from mother; early schooling in England: technical schools versus academic schools; influence of r
Parental background; early interest in science and experience looking through friend's telescope in the fourth grade; feeling of compulsion as a ch
Family background; influence of older brother Oliver; career of father; early interest in mathematics, particularly geometry; building 3D models ou