X-ray astronomy

Interviewed by: 
Patrick McCray
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 26 June 2002
Location: 
Cambridge, Massachusetts

A biographical interview; Tananbaum was director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory's Chandra X-Ray Observatory at the time of interview.

Interviewed by: 
Patrick McCray
Interview date: 
Monday, 24 June 2002
Location: 
Cambridge, Massachusetts

A biographical interview; Tananbaum was director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory's Chandra X-Ray Observatory at the time of interview.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Thursday, 9 April 1998
Location: 
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts

This joint interview with Steve Murray and Gerry Austin begins with a discussion of several government astronomy projects: the Uhuru Satellite Proj

Interviewed by: 
Richard Hirsh
Interview date: 
Monday, 12 July 1976
Location: 
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Italian-born physicist who was awarded one of the three Nobel Prizes for Physics in 2002 for his seminal discoveries of cosmic sources of X-rays, w

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 12 December 1986
Location: 
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D. C.

Friedman, Chubb, Byram, and Kreplin were pioneers in X-ray space science, X-ray astronomy, and both founding and early and original members of the

Interviewed by: 
Richard Hirsh
Interview date: 
Thursday, 15 July 1976
Location: 
Washington, D.C.

Clark's involvement in founding of the discipline of non-solar x-ray astronomy.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 31 July 1987
Location: 
Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D. C.

Interview features Byram and Kreplin on instrumentation for rocket-launched astronomic research, c.

Interviewed by: 
Richard F. Hirsh
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 20 July 1976
Location: 
Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D. C.

In this interview, E. T. Byram and T. A. Chubb discuss the Naval Research Laboratory's role in the history of x-ray astronomy.

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 4 June 1975

In this interview, Geoffrey Burbidge discusses the history of physics over the course of his career.  Topics discussed include: Astronomical Societ

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin and Joseph Tatarewicz
Interview date: 
Friday, 11 May 1984
Location: 
DeVorkin's office, National Air and Space Museum

After describing his upbringing and undergraduate education in physics at Renesselaer, Bleach (b.

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