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Dupree, Andrea K.
Oral history interview with Andrea Dupree, 2007 October 29.
In this interview, Andrea Dupree discusses topics such as: her family background and childhood; doing her undergraduate studies at Wellesley College; Janet Guernsey; C. P. Snow; becoming interested in astronomy; what is was like being a woman and fitting into the physics profession and dealing with gender inequality; Sarah Hill; Allan Sandage; Hans Bethe; Phil Morrison; Otto Struve; going to the Royal Greenwich Observatory for a summer; Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin; Dorrit Hoffleit; variable star fields; deciding to go to Berkeley for graduate school; Ivan King; Hyron Spinrad; Lick Observatory; coming back to Harvard University after a year; George Wallerstein; William Liller; Leo Goldberg; her affiliation with the American Astronomical Society (AAS); Don Osterbrock; Simon "Pete" Worden; Owen Chamberlain; Alex Dalgarno; Harvard College Observatory; Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics; Ed Lilley; solar physics; ionization rates; Herb Friedman; Dick Tousey; Henry Smith; stellar atmospheres; Fred Whipple; Donald Menzel; Margaret Burbidge; orbiting solar observatories (OSO); Skylab program; Lyman Spitzer; Robert Noyes; Henry Norris Russell; International Astronomical Union (IAU); National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); George Field; Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO); Eric Chaisson; Jesse Greenstein; Celescope.
Ph.D. astrophysics, Harvard University (1968); senior astrophysicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory; past president of the American Astronomical Society (AAS); her research focuses on cool stars like the Sun and their planets to understand how they are born and how they evolve with particular emphasis on the analysis of spectra.
Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005
Burbidge, E. Margaret
Chaisson, Eric
Chamberlain, O. (Owen)
Dalgarno, A.
Dupree, Andrea K.
Field, George B., 1929-
Friedman, Herbert, 1916-2000.
Goldberg, Leo
Greenstein, Jesse L. (Jesse Leonard), 1909-2002-
Guernsey, Janet Brown, 1913-
Hill, Sarah, 1909-1996.
Hoffleit, Dorrit
King, Ivan R.
Liller, William, 1927-
Lilley, Arthur Edward.
Menzel, Donald H. (Donald Howard), 1901-1976
Morrison, Philip
Noyes, Robert W., 1934-
Osterbrock, Donald E.
Payne-Gaposchkin, Cecilia, 1900-1979-
Russell, Henry Norris, 1877-1957
Sandage, Allan
Snow, C. P. (Charles Percy), 1905-1980
Spinrad, Hyron, 1934-
Spitzer, Lyman, 1914-1997
Struve, Otto, 1897-1963.
Tousey, Richard.
Wallerstein, George.
Whipple, Fred L. (Fred Lawrence), 1906-2004
Worden, Simon P.
American Astronomical Society
Harvard College Observatory.
Harvard University.
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
International Astronomical Union
Lick Observatory
Royal Greenwich Observatory.
Skylab Program.
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory) Project Celescope.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
University of California, Berkeley.
Wellesley College
Orbiting solar observatories
Stars -- Atmospheres
Variable stars
Women astronomers.
Women in science
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DeVorkin, David H., 1944-, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA