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Fujita, Yoshio, 1908-
Oral history interview with Yoshio Fujita, 1997 August 26.
Dr. Yoshio Fujita discusses his family background and high school; education at the University of Tokyo, advisor Yuseke Hagihara; textbooks used, courses taken; positions as assistant at the Tokyo Astronomical Observatory then lecturer at the University of Tokyo; weekly colloquium with Toshio Takamine, Hagihara, Fujita and Masao Kotani; equipment used in his research; research interests during his career, including molecular spectra of stars, stellar atmospheres, late-type stars, diatomic molecules; Martin Kellog Fellowship from C. D. Shane to work at Lick Observatory, fellowship from Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar to work at Yerkes Observatory; in the United States he worked with George Herbig, William P. Bidelman, and Gerard Kuiper; project to build the 74-inch telescope in Japan; trip to use the Victoria 72-inch telescope for training; professional memberships and accomplishments.
Ph.D., University of Tokyo; worked at the Tokyo Astronomical Observatory, University of Tokyo, Lick Observatory and Yerkes Observatory; helped build the 74 inch telescope in Japan at Okayama Astrophysical Observatory.
Bidelman, William Pendry.
Chandrasekhar, S. (Subrahmanyan), 1910-1995
Fujita, Yoshio, 1908-
Hagihara, Yūsuke, 1897-
Herbig, G. H. (George H.)
Kotani, Masao, 1906-
Kuiper, Gerard P. (Gerard Peter), 1905-1973
Shane, Charles Donald, 1895-1983.
Takamine, T. (Toshio), b. 1885
Lick Observatory
Tōkyō Daigaku
Tōkyō Tenmondai.
Yerkes Observatory
Molecular spectra.
Stars -- Atmospheres
Telescopes.
Japan.
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DeVorkin, David H., 1944-, interviewer.
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American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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