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Strömgren, Bengt, 1908-
Oral history interview with Bengt Georg Daniel Strömgren, 1978 April 24.
Research on stellar energy in the 1930s. Eddington-Milne models controversy encourages stellar structure work. Switch from classical astronomy to astrophysics during graduate studies (Niels Bohr); contact with physicists (George Gamow, Lev Landau). Background of his review articles. Discussion of Gamow's theory; comparison of Hans Bethe and Carl Friedrich Weizsäcker's work on nuclear reactions in stellar interiors; comments that energy production problem was solved by physicists.
Bengt Georg Daniel Strömgren (1908-1987).
Bethe, Hans A, (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962
Gamow, George, 1904-1968.
Landau, L. D. (Lev Davidovich), 1908-1968.
Strömgren, Bengt, 1908-
Weizsäcker, Carl Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1912-2007
Astronomy.
Astrophysics
Astrophysics -- History
Nuclear reactions.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Eddington-Milne models.
Stellar energy.
Hufbauer, Karl. interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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