volume 48, issue 3, P3.10-3.11 2007
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-4004.2007.48310.x
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Abstract: Tim de Zeeuw, Scientific Director of the Leiden Observatory and Director of NOVA since its foundation, becomes Director of the European Southern Observatory in September. Here he talks about chance, competition and collaboration – and how a theorist came to oversee one of the world's great observatories.