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Shane, Charles Donald, 1895-1983.
Oral history interview with Charles Donald Shane, 1977 February 11.
Main topic is Edwin Hubble and his work on variable nebulae, and the magnitudes of the Cepheids as an inspiration for other astronomers (Nicholas Mayall, Shane, Harlow Shapley). Extragalactic nature of spiral nebulae (Hubble) and red shifts discoveries; Shane's interest in galactic distribution, superclusters/clouds and spectral classifications. Briefly mentioned are Shane's directorships of Lick Observatory and Mt. Hamilton and relationships with the University of California, Berkeley Astronomy department. Also prominently mentioned are: Ira Sprague Bowen, Edwin Powell Hubble, Gerald Edward Kron, Armin O. Leuschner, Nicholas Ulrich Mayall, Charles Edward Kenneth Mees, Jerry Mulders, Allan Sandage, Harlow Shapley, Robert Smith, William Hammond Wright; and National Science Foundation (U.S.).
Bowen, Ira Sprague, 1898-1973.
Hubble, Edwin, 1889-1953
Mayall, N. U. (Nicholas Ulrich), 1906-
Mees, C. E. Kenneth (Charles Edward Kenneth),
Sandage, Allan.
Shane, Charles Donald, 1895-1983.
Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972.
Wright, William Hammond, 1871-1959.
Lick Observatory.
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
University of California, Berkeley.
Astronomical observatories -- Administration.
Astronomy.
Astrophysics
Astrophysics -- History
Cepheids.
Galaxies.
Interferometer.
Nebulae.
Red shift.
Spectrum analysis.
Spectrum, solar.
Variable stars.
Stars -- Open clusters.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Spectrum analysis.
Kron, Gerald Edward, 1913-
Leuschner, Armin Otto, b. 1868.
Mulders, Gerard F. W. (Gerard Francis William), 1908-
Smith, Robert W. (Robert William), 1952-
Shapiro, Bert interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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