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A celebration of the life and science of Fred Lawrence Whipple

Author: Owen GingerichCharles A LundquistUrsula B MarvinJoseph VeverkaZdenek SekaninaAll authors
Publisher: 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : VHS tape : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This recording chronicles the celebration of the life and science of Fred Whipple, the Phillips Professor of Astronomy Emeritus. The morning was devoted to a scientific symposium on topics of particular interest to Prof. Whipple and the afternoon was devoted to shared remembrances.
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Genre/Form: Videotapes
Conference proceedings
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Named Person: Fred L Whipple; Fred L Whipple
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Owen Gingerich; Charles A Lundquist; Ursula B Marvin; Joseph Veverka; Zdenek Sekanina; Brian G Marsden; Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
OCLC Number: 61890628
Notes: Title from program.
Reproduction Notes: Reproduction (DVD videodisc). [Cambridge, Mass.] : John G. Wolbach Library, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, [2005] ca. 275 min. : sd., col. : 4 3/4 in.
Event notes: The celebration was held on Dec. 4, 2004 at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
Description: 4 videocassettes (ca. 275 min.) : sd. col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 program ( 2 leaves ; 22 x 28 cm.)
Details: VHS.
Contents: The transformation of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory / Owen Gingerich --
Fred Whipple: a pioneer in the space program / Charles Lundquist --
Small bits and large pieces from interplanetary space / Ursula Marvin --
Exploration of the solar system: Fred Whipple's legacy / Joseph Veverka --
The comet model that will live for ever! / Zdenek Sekanina --
From 41 AU to the IAU and back / Brian Marsden.
Other Titles: Fred Whipple celebration, Dec. 4, 2004

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This recording chronicles the celebration of the life and science of Fred Whipple, the Phillips Professor of Astronomy Emeritus. The morning was devoted to a scientific symposium on topics of particular interest to Prof. Whipple and the afternoon was devoted to shared remembrances.

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