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Schwarzschild, Martin
Oral history interview with Martin Schwarzchild, 1977 September 27.
Discussion of Edwin Hubble in his later years; Hubble's accomplishments and his wish to redo the deep count of galaxies on the 200-inch telescope. Schwarzschild's relationship with Harlow Shapley and other astronomers (Walter Baade, Richard Tolman); work habits; Milton Humason. Thoughts on modern cosmology (astrophysics), quasar studies, the age of the universe (and erroneous estimates), the Big Bang, and an open versus a closed universe.
Martin Schwarzschild, 1912-1997. An American astronomer who was Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy at Princeton University from 1951 to 1979.
Hubble, Edwin, 1889-1953
Schwarzschild, Martin
Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972.
Tolman, Richard C. (Richard Chace), 1881-1948
Astrophysics
Big bang theory.
Cosmology
Quasars
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Baade, Walter, 1893-1960.
Humason, Milton L. (Milton La Salle), 1891-1972
Shapiro, Bert 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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