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Demarque, Pierre.
Oral history interview with Pierre Demarque, 1977 February 21.
In this interview Pierre Demarque discusses topics such as: his early interest in astronomy; listening to radio lectures by Fred Hoyle; study at the University of Toronto; interest in cosmology; work with Leonard Searle; master's thesis on stellar structure; influence of Searle and J. Beverly Oke; move to the United States and Louisiana State University; University of Illinois and the influence of Ivan King; Ludwig Biermann; George McVittie; going to the University of Chicago and contact with Chandrasekhar; stellar evolution; Yerkes Observatory; leaving Chicago for Yale University; Walter Baade philosophy of studying cosmology; globular clusters; John Eddy's work on solar variability; stellar populations and galaxy evolution.
Astronomer and professor emeritus at Yale University. Research interests have included stellar structure, seismology, convection simulations, stellar evolution and applications to stellar populations.
Baade, Walter, 1893-1960
Biermann, Ludwig, 1907-1986.
Chandrasekhar, S. (Subrahmanyan), 1910-1995
Demarque, Pierre.
Eddy, John A.
Hoyle, Fred, Sir
King, Ivan R.
McVittie, George C. (George Cunliffe)
Oke, J. Beverley, 1928-2004.
Searle, L.
Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)
University of Chicago
University of Illinois.
University of Toronto.
Yale University.
Yerkes Observatory
Astronomy
Cosmology
Galaxies -- Evolution
Philosophy and science.
Stars -- Evolution
Stars -- Globular clusters
Stars -- Populations.
Stars Structure
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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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