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De Vaucouleurs, Gřard, 1918-1995
Oral history interview with Gerard de Vaucouleurs, 1991 November 20 and 23.
Topics discussed include: De Vaucouleur's family background; his introduction to the French Astronomical Society; his interest in astronomy; his education and classes he took in spectroscopy; Jean Cabannes; Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin; Daniel Barbier; Henri Mineur; Nick Mayall; Bernard Lyot; Harlow Shapley; Institute of Astrophysics; E. C. Slipher; Physics Research Laboratory at the Sorbonne; G. Vakuler; Paul Couderc; Lick Observatory; Donald Menzel; Mount Stromlo Observatory; Arthur Hogg; Pierre Querin; Frank Kerr; Magellanic clouds; Colin Gum; Bill Buscombe; Ernst Opik; Vera Rubin; Lowell Observatory; Gerry Kron; Fritz Zwicky; Albert Wilson; Roger Putnam; Bart Bok; Australian National University; Ed Carpenter and V. M. Slipher.
(1918-1995) French astronomer. Specialized in the study of galaxies and he worked a majority of his career at the University of Texas at Austin.
Barbier, Daniel.
Bok, Bart J. (Bart Jan), 1906-1983
Cabannes, Jean.
Carpenter, Edwin F.
Couderc, Paul.
De Vaucouleurs, Gřard, 1918-1995
Kron, Gerald Edward, 1913-
Lyot, Bernard Ferdinand.
Mayall, N. U. (Nicholas Ulrich), 1906-1993-
Menzel, Donald H. (Donald Howard), 1901-1976
Mineur, Henri.
pik, Ernst Julius, 1893-1985
Payne-Gaposchkin, Cecilia, 1900-1979-
Putnam, Roger Lowell.
Rubin, Vera C., 1928-
Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972.
Slipher, Earl C.
Slipher, Vesto Melvin, 1875-1969.
Zwicky, F. (Fritz), 1898-1974
Australian National University.
Lick Observatory.
Lowell Observatory.
Mount Stromlo Observatory.
Spectrum analysis.
Magellanic Clouds
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Doel, Ronald Edmund, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA