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Kozai, Yoshihide, 1928-
Oral history interview with Yoshihide Kozai, 1997 September 2.
This interview discusses: Kozai's family life and early education; the impact of receiving Yukio Haghihara's book on celestial mechanics in 1947; his relationship with Haghihara; his undergraduate education at the University of Tokyo (Tōkyō Daigaku); his research at the Tokyo Astronomical Observatory (Tōkyō Tenmondai) and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory; the nature of Japanese astronomy; the relationship between Dirk Brouwer, Yukio Haghihara, Samuel Herrick, and James Baker; his work with radio telescopes; Kozai's Japanese astronomy peers; and the transition of Tokyo Astronomical Observatory from a university observatory to a national observatory.
Japanese astronomer; Professor Emeritus at Tokyo University, Japan. Described the Kozai Mechanism in 1962.
Brouwer, Dirk, 1902-
Herrick, Samuel, 1911-1974
Kozai, Yoshihide, 1928-
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.
Tōkyō Daigaku
Tōkyō Tenmondai.
Astronomers -- Japan
Astronomy -- Japan
Radio telescopes
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Baker, James Gilbert
Haghihara, Yukio, Dr., 1923-
DeVorkin, David H., 1944- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA