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Schatzman, Evry L.
Oral history interview with Evry L. Schatzman, 1979 August 21.
Education at Ecole normale supérieure, Paris; survival during German Occupation, and gathering of astronomers at Haute Provence Observatory; work in stellar evolution, white dwarfs, and stellar atmospheres; views on cosmology; personal relation to Communist Party. Postwar situation of French astronomy, difficulties of establishing astrophysical community, Institut d'Astrophysique, changing relationships in education, government, and funding mechanisms. Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES). Société Astronomique de France. Comments on a variety of institutional problems. Also prominently mentioned are: Pierre Raoul Aigrain, Daniel Barbier, Edmond H. Bauer, Emile Borel, Louis de Broglie, Chalonge, Paul Couderc, Courtes, Cruze, Danjon, Bernard Dreyfus, Jean Dufay, Esclangon, Charles Fehrenbach, Jacques Friedel, Jean Pierre Girard, André Lallemand, Henri Longchambon, Lwoff, Henri Mineur, Max Morand, Jean Claude Pecker, Pope Pius XII, Martin Schwarzschild, Lyman Spitzer, Bengt Georg Daniel Strömgren, Tudminen, Vichney, Edmund T. Whittaker, Lodewijk Woltjer, Fritz Zwicky; Bulletin Astronomique, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Délégation Générale à la Recherche Scientifique et Technique, Ecole des hautes études (France), Ecole normale supérieure (France), European Southern Observatory, France Ministry of Education, Institut de Radio Astronomie Multimetrique, Institut Henri Poincaré, International Astronomical Union, Meudon Observatory, Observatoire de Haute Provence, Paris-Soir, Physics Today, Princeton University, Société Française de Physique, Sputnik (Spacecraft), Sud Aviation Co., and Université de Paris.
Evry L. Schatzman (1920-).
Broglie, Louis de, 1892-1987
Schatzman, Evry L.
Schwarzbach, Martin.
Strömgren, Bengt, 1908-
Whittaker, E. T. (Edmund Taylor), 1873-1956.
Zwicky, F. (Fritz), 1898-1974
Centre national de la recherche scientifique (France).
Centre national d'études spatiales (France)
Ecole normale supérieure (France).
European Southern Observatory.
France. Ministre de l'éducation.
Institut Henri Poincaré.
International Astronomical Union.
Observatoire de Haute Provence.
Princeton University.
Société française de physique.
Sud-aviation (Firm)
Union rationaliste.
Université de Paris.
Bulletin astronomique.
Physics today (Journal).
Astronomy.
Astrophysics -- France.
Stars -- Atmospheres.
Stars -- Evolution.
Communist parties.
White dwarfs.
France -- German occupation, 1940-1945.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Sputnik satellites
Aigrain, P. (Pierre)
Barbier, Daniel.
Bauer, Edmond H.
Borel, Emile.
Chalonge.
Couderc, Paul.
Courtes.
Danjon.
Dreyfus, Bernard.
Dufay, Jean.
Esclangon.
Fehrenbach, Charles.
Friedel, J. (Jacques)
Girard, Jean Pierre.
Lallemand, Andrè.
Longchambon, Henri.
Lwoff.
Mineur, Henri.
Morand, Max.
Pecker, Jean Claude.
Spitzer, Lyman, 1914-1997
Tudminen.
Vichney.
Woltjer, Lodewijk, 1930-
Délégation Général à la Rechereche Scientifique.
Ecole des hautes études (France)
Haute Provence Observatory.
Institut d'Astrophysique (Paris, France)
Institut de Radio Astronomie Multimetrique.
Meudon Observatory.
Société Astronomique de France.
Weart, Spencer R., 1942- interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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