Interviews conducted for the Cosmology Interview Project, 1987-1989


Interviews conducted for the Cosmology Interview Project, 1987-1989

Consists of audio tapes and transcripts of twenty seven interviews, on topics in cosmology, with Marc Davis, Gérard De Vaucouleurs, Robert Dicke, Sandra Faber, Margaret Geller, James Gunn, Alan Guth, Stephen Hawking, Fred Hoyle, John Huchra, Andrei Linde, Charles Misner, Jeremiah Ostriker, Donald Page, James Peebles, Roger Penrose, Martin Rees, Vera Rubin, Allan Sandage, Wallace Sargent, Maarten Schmidt, David Schramm, Dennis Sciama, Joseph Silk, Edwin Turner, Robert Wagoner, and Steven Weinberg.

Audio cassettes.


SNAC Resource ID: 8307367

Related Entities

There are 25 Entities related to this resource.

Misner, Charles W., 1932- (person)

Charles William Misner (theoretical physics, cosmology). Professor of physics, University of Maryland, College Park from 1976. From the description of Lecture notes on general relativity, ca. 1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78630784 ...

Sandage, Allan (person)

Allan R. Sandage (1926- ) Astronomer. Received his AB (1948) and DSc 1967) from the University of Illinois, and his Ph.D. (1953) from the California Institute of Technology. Astornomer, Carnegie Observatory (1956-); Senior Resident Scientist, Space Telescope Science Institute (1987-). From the description of Oral history interview with Allan R. Sandage, 1978 May 22 and 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84429959 ...

Dicke, Robert H. (Robert Henry) (person)

Dicke was born in 1916; died in 1997. From the description of Response to Laser History Project Survey, 1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83716264 ...

Davis, M. (Marc) (person)

Turner, Edwin Lewis (person)

Geller, Margaret J. (person)

Astrophysicist (cosmology). Prof. of Astronomy, Harvard University, 1988-2001; Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory from 1983. From the description of Oral history interview with Margaret J. Geller, 2002 October 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83426586 ...

Peebles, P. J. E. (Phillip James Edwin) (person)

Cosmology and quantum mechanics. Prof., Princeton University from 1961. From the description of Oral history interview with Jim Peebles, 2002 April 4, 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83622729 ...

Lightman, Alan P., 1948- (person)

Ostriker, J. P. (person)

Rubin, Vera C., 1928-.... (person)

Astronomer. From the description of Papers of Vera C. Rubin. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132823 ...

Wagoner, Robert V. (person)

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-.... (person)

De Vaucouleurs, Gerard, 1918-1995 (person)

Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018 (person)

Stephen Hawking (b. Jan. 8, 1942, Oxford, England-d. March 14, 2018, Cambridge, England) was a British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge. He was also the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics in the University of Cambridge from 1979, and published A brief history of time: from the big bang to black holes, 1988. ...

Linde, A. D. (person)

Huchra, John P. (person)

Gunn, J. E. (James Edward), 1938- (person)

Sciama, D. W. (Dennis William), 1926- (person)

Hoyle, Fred, 1915-2001 (person)

Schramm, David N (person)

Guth, Alan. H. (person)

Silk, Joseph, 1942-.... (person)

Rees, Martín J. 1942- (person)

Faber, S. M. (Sandra M.) (person)

Born 1944. Astronomer; University of California, Santa Cruz. From the description of Oral history interview with Sandra M. Faber, 2002 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84274303 Biography Astronomer Sandra Faber, a University Professor of astronomy and astrophysics, was elected to the American Philosophical Society on April 29. The learned society, founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin, honors extraordinary accomplis...

Penrose, Roger 1965- (person)