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Field, George B., 1929-
Oral history interview with George Field, 2007 December 5.
In this interview George Field discusses topics such as: his time at the University of California, Berkeley; Charles Townes; Lick Observatory; working with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); radio astronomy work with Ed Purcell; detecting neutral hydrogen gas at big red shifts; Fred Whipple; moving to the Harvard College Observatory; planning for the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics; Charles Lundquist; Riccardo Giacconi; Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory; Northeast Radio Observatory Corporation (NEROC); orbiting solar observatories (OSOs); Dave Challinor; Bart Bok.
Theoretical astrophysicist; Ph.D. astronomy, Princeton University (1955); director, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (1973-1982); director, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (1973-1982); director, Harvard College Observatory (1973-1982).
Bok, Bart J. (Bart Jan), 1906-1983
Challinor, David
Field, George B., 1929-
Giacconi, Riccardo
Lundquist, Charles A.
Purcell, Edward M.
Townes, Charles H.
Whipple, Fred L. (Fred Lawrence), 1906-2004
Harvard College Observatory.
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
Lick Observatory
Northeast Radio Observatory Corporation.
Orbiting Solar Observatory (OSO).
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
University of California, Berkeley.
Astrophysics
Radio astronomy
Red shift
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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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