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Schatzman, Evry L.
Oral history interview with Evry L. Schatzman, 1979 August 21.
Education at Ecole normale supřieure, 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). Sociť ̌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, Andr ̌Lallemand, Henri Longchambon, Lwoff, Henri Mineur, Max Morand, Jean Claude Pecker, Pope Pius XII, Martin Schwarzschild, Lyman Spitzer, Bengt Georg Daniel Strm̲gren, Tudminen, Vichney, Edmund T. Whittaker, Lodewijk Woltjer, Fritz Zwicky; Bulletin Astronomique, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Dľǧation Gňřale ̉la Recherche Scientifique et Technique, Ecole des hautes ťudes (France), Ecole normale supřieure (France), European Southern Observatory, France Ministry of Education, Institut de Radio Astronomie Multimetrique, Institut Henri Poincar,̌ International Astronomical Union, Meudon Observatory, Observatoire de Haute Provence, Paris-Soir, Physics Today, Princeton University, Sociť ̌Franȧise de Physique, Sputnik (Spacecraft), Sud Aviation Co., and Universit ̌de Paris.
Evry L. Schatzman (1920-).
Aigrain, P. (Pierre)
Barbier, Daniel
Bauer, Edmond H.
Borel, Emile
Broglie, Louis de, 1892-1987
Couderc, Paul
Dreyfus, Bernard
Dufay, Jean
Fehrenbach, Charles
Friedel, J. (Jacques)
Girard, Jean Pierre
Lallemand, Andr
Longchambon, Henri
Mineur, Henri
Morand, Max
Pecker, Jean Claude
Schatzman, Evry L.
Schwarzbach, Martin.
Spitzer, Lyman, 1914-1997
Strm̲gren, Bengt, 1908-1987
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'ťudes spatiales (France)
Dľǧation Gňřal ̉la Rechereche Scientifique
Ecole des hautes ťudes (France)
cole normale supřieure (France)
European Southern Observatory.
France. Ministre de l'ďucation.
Haute Provence Observatory
Institut d'Astrophysique (Paris, France)
Institut de Radio Astronomie Multimetrique
Institut Henri Poincar.̌
International Astronomical Union.
Meudon Observatory
Observatoire de Haute Provence.
Princeton University.
Sociť ̌Astronomique de France
Sociť ̌franȧise de physique.
Sud-aviation (Firm)
Union rationaliste.
Universit ̌de Paris.
Bulletin astronomique.
Physics today (Journal).
Astrophysics -- France.
Communist parties.
Sputnik satellites
Stars -- Atmospheres.
Stars -- Evolution.
White dwarfs.
France -- German occupation, 1940-1945.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Weart, Spencer R., 1942- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA