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Fisher, P. C. (Philip Chapin)
Oral history interview with P.C. Fisher, 1976 July 6.
In this interview, P. C. Fisher discusses the development of X-ray astronomy. Topics discussed include: Orbiting Astronomical Observatory (OAO-1) satellite; Lockheed Corporation; extragalactic X-ray sources; crab nebula; James E. Kupperian; High Energy Astronomy Observatory (HEAO).
American physicist and astronomer. Ph.D. physics, University of Illinois (1953). Professional experience includes: staff, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (1953-1959); researcher, consulting scientist, Lockheed Corporation (1959-1974); senior physicist, Rasor Associates Inc (1976-1977); sensor engineering manager, Gas Tech Inc (1977-1992); physicist, Ruffner Associates (1975-1977, 1982-).
Fisher, P. C. (Philip Chapin)
Kupperian, James E.
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
High Energy Astronomy Observatories
Orbiting astronomical observatories
X-ray astronomy
X-ray sources, Galactic
Crab Nebula
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Hirsh, Richard F., interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA