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Sahade, Jorge
Oral history interview with Jorge Sahade, 1997 August 24.
In this interview, Jorge Sahade discusses such topics as: his family background; being a land surveyor in Bueno Aires, Argentina; going to the University of La Plata for mathematics and astronomy; Alexander Wilkens; Bernard Dawson; W. J. Hussey; the beginning of the astrophysics program at La Plata; spectral intensities; going to Yerkes Observatory; Otto Struve; eclipsing binaries; McDonald Observatory; Gerard Kuiper; visiting Mt. Wilson Observatory; spectroscopy; being the head of the Argentine National Observatory at Cordoba; getting a Guggenheim fellowship to go to University of California, Berkeley; teaching stellar atmospheres; Carlos Jaschek; using Martin Schwarzschild's book as a textbook in his classes; Nick Mayall; being a member and president of the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
Obtained Ph.D. in astronomy (1943); faculty member of astronomy and geophysical sciences at the University of La Plata, Argentina and emeritus researcher, Argentina National Research Council (CONICET).
Hussey, William Joseph, 1862-1926.
Jaschek, Carlos.
Kuiper, Gerard P. (Gerard Peter), 1905-1973
Mayall, N. U. (Nicholas Ulrich), 1906-
Sahade, Jorge
Schwarzschild, Martin
Struve, Otto, 1897-1963.
Wilkens, Alexander.
Argentine National Observatory at Cordoba.
International Astronomical Union
International Astronomical Union -- Officers.
McDonald Observatory.
Mount Wilson Observatory
University of California, Berkeley.
Yerkes Observatory
Eclipsing binaries.
Spectrum analysis.
Stars -- Atmospheres
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DeVorkin, David H., 1944-, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA