In this interview Harold Weaver discusses topics such as: family background and his childhood; becoming interested in astronomy; visiting Lowell Ob
Discovery as an amateur astronomer of the planet Pluto (Percival Lowell’s planet X) at the Lowell Observatory in 1930.
Born in Flagstaff, Arizona; spends professional life as astronomer in Flagstaff, 1931-1981.
Topics discussed include: De Vaucouleur's family background; his introduction to the French Astronomical Society; his interest in astronomy; his ed
Early home life in Indiana, and early schooling. Origins of his interest in astronomy and the influence of both family and teachers.
This interview traces Brunk's career in engineering with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), Lewis Research Center (formerly Le