Inflationary universe

Interviewed by: 
David Zierler
Interview dates: 
June 4, June 18, June 30, and July 8, 2020
Location: 
Video Conference

In this interview, Paul Steinhardt, the Albert Einstein Professor in Science at Princeton, recounts his childhood in Miami and his undergraduate ex

Interviewed by: 
David Zierler
Interview date: 
July 21, 2020
Location: 
Video conference

Edward “Rocky” Kolb is the Director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics at the University of Chicago and the Arthur Holly Compton Disti

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
October 14, 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: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
February 15, 1988
Location: 
Princeton, New Jersey

Edwin Turner discusses his childhood experiences looking up at the stars; background of parents; encouragement and support of parents; early intere

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
May 10, 1988
Location: 
Cambridge, Massachusetts

More discussion of the reasons why particle physicists began working on cosmology in the 1970s; importance of theoretical work by Kirzhnitz and Lin

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
May 5, 1988
Location: 
Cambridge, Massachusetts

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

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
October 14, 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: 
January 25, 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: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
March 29, 1988
Location: 
Tokyo, Japan

Family background; childhood reading of the encyclopedia; high school interest in athletics; flying model planes with father; early interest in gre

Interviewed by: 
Chris Smeenk
Interview date: 
May 16, 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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