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Ostriker, J. P.
Oral history interview with Jeremiah P. Ostriker, 2002 May 14 and 21.
In this interview J. P. Ostriker discusses topics such as: his educational background; Harvard University and the University of Chicago; working with Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar; W. W. Morgan; University of Cambridge; Princeton University; Lyman Spitzer; Donald Lynden-Bell; early computer programming; astrophysics; stellar structure and stellar dynamics; Fred Hoyle; white dwarf stars; Peter Bodenheimer; James Gunn; pulsars; Martin Schwarzschild; cosmic rays; P. J. E. Peebles; Roger Blandford; cosmic background radiation; Geoffrey and E. Margaret Burbidge; Vera Rubin; steady state theory; Ralph Alpher; Fritz Zwicky; interstellar medium; Beatrice Tinsley; stellar evolution; cosmology; Ed Witten; Marc Davis; dark matter; Martin Rees; star formation; Sloan Digital Sky Survey; National Academy of Science.
(1937- ): Ph.D. in astrophysics from the University of Chicago (1964) under Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar; postdoctoral year at Cambridge University; joined the faculty of Princeton University; member of the National Academy of Science; research includes the evolution of globular clusters, high enery astrophysics, galaxy origin and evolution, and large scale cosmic structure.
Alpher, Ralph
Blandford, Roger D.
Bodenheimer, Peter
Burbidge, E. Margaret
Burbidge, Geoffrey R.
Chandrasekhar, S. (Subrahmanyan), 1910-1995
Davis, M. (Marc)
Hoyle, Fred, Sir
Gunn, J. E. (James Edward), 1938-
Lynden-Bell, D.
Morgan, W. W. (William Wilson), 1906-
Ostriker, J. P.
Peebles, P. J. E. (Phillip James Edwin)
Rees, Martin J., 1942-
Rubin, Vera C., 1928-
Schwarzschild, Martin
Spitzer, Lyman, 1914-1997
Tinsley, Beatrice M.
Witten, E.
Zwicky, F. (Fritz), 1898-1974
Harvard University.
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Princeton University
Sloan Digital Sky Survey
University of Cambridge
University of Chicago
Astrophysics
Computer programming.
Cosmic background radiation
Cosmic rays
Cosmology
Pulsars.
Stars -- Evolution
Stars -- Formation.
Stars Structure
Stellar dynamics.
Steady state cosmology.
White dwarfs.
Dark matter (Astronomy)
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Smeenk, Chris, interviewer.
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