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Nassau, Jason John, 1893-1965
Oral history interview with Jason John Nassau, 1961 September 13 and 1963 July 12.
Topics discussed include: his education at Syracuse University, Charles Brush, Case University, Royal Observatory in Great Britain, Professor Eddington and Professor Turner from Oxford, Western Reserve University, growth of the observatory at Case University, Dayton Miller and the Michelson Morley experiments, McCuskey, and the courses he taught throughout his career.
(1893-1965) Astronomer, Ph.D. in mathematics, Syracuse University (1920); assistant professor at Case University (1921-1959). Was a pioneer in the study of galactic structure, discovered a new star cluster, and developed a technique for studying the distribution of red (M-class or cooler) stars.
Nassau, Jason John, 1893-1965
Brush, Charles Francis, 1849-1929.
Eddington, Arthur Stanley, Sir, 1882-1944.
McCuskey, Sidney Wilcox.
Miller, Dayton Clarence, 1866-1941.
Case Western Reserve University
Michelson-Morley ether drift.
Syracuse University.
University of Oxford.
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Weiner, Charles., interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA