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Creating the Center for Astrophysics: An Interview with Dr. George Field

In March 2023, Dr. George Field, founding director of the Center for Astrophysics sat down with Dr. Harvey Tananbaum to discuss the CfA as it approaches its 50th anniversary. Field has been in the area on and off since first accepting the role at the Observatory in 1973. Throughout their conversation, Field and Tananbaum remember the CfA during its formative years– when the idea of a joint Smithsonian and Harvard research institution was a novel idea.