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McVittie, George C. (George Cunliffe)
Oral history interview with George C. McVittie, 1978 March 21.
Early home life and schooling in Turkey; years at University of Edinburgh and University of London after fall of Smyrna, 1922; work in London with father; entrance and experiences at University of Cambridge; contact with Arthur S. Eddington and scientific interests in mathematical relativity and stellar structure; University of Leeds, 1930-1934; work in general relativity; later academic positions; work in World War II; move to University of Illinois and development of radio astronomy; Steady State Cosmology; general views on cosmology; Channel 37. Also prominently mentioned are: Ludwig Franz Benedikt Biermann, Charles Galton Darwin, Katherine Darwin, Herbert Dingle, Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, Ralph Howard Fowler, Stephen Hawking, Werner Heisenberg, Edwin Powell Hubble, E. C. Jordan, Henning Larsen, George Lemâitre, William Hunter McCrea, Edward Arthur Milne, Bertrand Russell, R. A. Sampson, Allan Sandage, Harlow Shapley, Charles P. Snow, George W. Stoddard, George W. Swenson, Jr., A. H. Taub, George Temple, Albert Edward Whitford, Edmund T. Whittaker, Jack Whittaker; Blackford Hill Observatory, Great Britain Post Office, Green Bank Observatory, International Telecommunications Union, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften, Queen Mary College (University of London), Royal Astronomical Society, United States Federal Communications Commission, University of Edinburgh, University of Illinois, University of Kent at Canterbury, and Vermillion River Observatory.
Lifespan 1904-1988.
Darwin, Charles Galton, Sir, 1887-1962.
Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984
Fowler, R. H. (Ralph Howard), 1889-1944.
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976
Hubble, Edwin Powell, 1889-1953
McCrea, William Hunter.
McVittie, George C. (George Cunliffe)
Milne, Edward Arthur, 1896-1950.
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
Sampson, R. A.
Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972.
Snow, C. P. (Charles Percy), 1905-1980
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften.
Royal Astronomical Society.
United States. Federal Communications Commission.
University of Cambridge.
University of Edinburgh.
University of Kent at Canterbury.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
University of Leeds.
University of London.
Astrophysics
Astrophysics -- Study and teaching.
Cosmology
General relativity (Physics)
Radio astronomy.
Stars.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Steady state cosmology.
Biermann, Ludwig Franz Benedikt.
Dingle, Herbert, 1890-
Jordan, Edward C. (Edward Conrad)
Larsen, Henning.
Lemaître, Georges, 1894-
Sandage, Allan.
Stoddard, George W.
Swenson, George W. (George Warner), 1922-
Taub, Abraham Haskel, 1911-
Temple George.
Whitford, Albert E, (Albert Edward), 1905-2002-
Whittaker, Edmund Taylor, Sir.
Vermillion River Observatory.
Blackford Hill Observatory.
Green Bank Observatory.
International Telecommunications Union.
Queen Mary College (University of London).
DeVorkin, David H., 1944- interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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