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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-).
Aigrain, P. (Pierre)
Barbier, Daniel
Bauer, Edmond H.
Borel, Emile
Broglie, Louis de, 1892-1987
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
Schatzman, Evry L.
Schwarzbach, Martin.
Spitzer, Lyman, 1914-1997
Strömgren, Bengt, 1908-
Tudminen
Vichney
Whittaker, E. T. (Edmund Taylor), 1873-1956.
Woltjer, Lodewijk, 1930-
Zwicky, F. (Fritz), 1898-1974
Centre national de la recherche scientifique (France).
Centre national d'études spatiales (France)
Délégation Général à la Rechereche Scientifique
Ecole des hautes études (France)
École normale supérieure (France)
European Southern Observatory.
France. Ministre de l'éducation.
Haute Provence Observatory
Institut d'Astrophysique (Paris, France)
Institut de Radio Astronomie Multimetrique
Institut Henri Poincaré.
International Astronomical Union.
Meudon Observatory
Observatoire de Haute Provence.
Princeton University.
Société Astronomique de France
Société française de physique.
Sud-aviation (Firm)
Union rationaliste.
Université de Paris.
Bulletin astronomique.
Physics today (Journal).
Astronomy.
Astrophysics -- France.
Communist parties.
Sputnik satellites
Stars -- Atmospheres.
Stars -- Evolution.
White dwarfs.
France -- German occupation, 1940-1945.
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Weart, Spencer R., 1942- 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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