Are people born to a profession, or do they stumble into it? Is personal talent the most important thing, or a mentor entering the picture at a key moment? Let’s explore this question anecdotally in this episode, drawing on the memoir of SMU alumnus and astrophysicist Donald D. Clayton.
- “Catch a Falling Star: A Life Discovering Our Universe (Links to an external site.)“. Donald D. Clayton. iUniverse. 2009.
- ” Frank C. McDonald Memorial Award”. https://www.smu.edu/Dedman/Academics/Departments/Physics/Undergraduate/FundingandAwards (Links to an external site.)
- “Don’t Let the Stars Get In Your Eyes.” Slim Willet. BMI. 1952. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3XEOj2hzvA