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Oral history interview with Beatrice M. Tinsley, 1977 June 14.

Author: Beatrice M Tinsley; David H DeVorkin
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Microfilm : English
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Covers the origins and development of a conference on the evolution of galaxies held at Yale University in 1977 and organized by a committee chaired by B. Tinsley. The topics discussed at the conference and their implications for cosmology are covered, as well as indications of problems yet to be solved. Also prominently mentioned are: Wilhelm Heinrich Walter Baade, Pierre Demarque, Sandra Faber, George Brooks  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral history
Interviews
Audiotapes
Transcript
Named Person: Walter Baade; Martin J Rees; Edwin E Salpeter
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Beatrice M Tinsley; David H DeVorkin
OCLC Number: 79239313
Notes: Interview conducted by David DeVorkin, 14 June 1977.
Interview conducted as part of the Sources for History of Modern Astrophysics (SHMA) project.
Reproduction Notes: 10" microfilm reel. Bethesda, Md. Cutting Corp., 2004. 1 reel. Original recording remastered onto 10" reels.
Description: 1 session, audiotape, 1 cassette, 1 7-inch reel, 0.75 hr. Transcript, 17 p.

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Covers the origins and development of a conference on the evolution of galaxies held at Yale University in 1977 and organized by a committee chaired by B. Tinsley. The topics discussed at the conference and their implications for cosmology are covered, as well as indications of problems yet to be solved. Also prominently mentioned are: Wilhelm Heinrich Walter Baade, Pierre Demarque, Sandra Faber, George Brooks Field, Ken Freeman, Ivan Robert King, Richard Kron, Richard Larson, R.D. McClure, Jeremiah P. Ostriker, Martin J. Rees, Edwin Ernest Salpeter, Allan Sandage, Wallace Leslie William Sargent, Gerard Henri de Vaucouleurs; Kitt Peak National Observatory, and Yale Conference on Cosmology (1977).

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