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Friedman, Herbert 1916-2000

Overview
Works: 42 works in 122 publications in 3 languages and 3,170 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Biography  Observations  Patents  History  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QB44.2, 520
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Herbert Friedman
The amazing universe by Herbert Friedman( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on theories and discoveries in the field of astronomy. Some historical observations are described, but the work is primarily concerned with contemporary studies. Theories on the origin of the universe are explained along with the evolution of stars, supernovae, neutron stars and black holes
The astronomer's universe : stars, galaxies, and cosmos by Herbert Friedman( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the pioneering scientists and the tools they used to unlock the mysteries of the cosmos. With vignettes of key personalities in modern astronomy. A history of astronomical research and the people who shaped it
Sun and Earth by Herbert Friedman( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines historical narrative of scientific progress with interpretive accounts of the sun's life-festowing characteristics
Der Blick in die Unendlichkeit : Astronomie auf neuen Wegen by Herbert Friedman( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in German and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The X-ray K-absorption edges and K[beta]2,5- emission lines of some copper nickel alloys by William Waldron Beeman( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

X-rays from the sun by Herbert Friedman( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring the universe by Halton C Arp( Recording )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drs. Arp and Friedman discuss X-ray sources in space and their significance to astronomers. They also talk about quasars, neutron stars, black holes and other topics
Oral history interviews. Space Science: Einstein Observatory (HEAO-2) by Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews were conducted with members of the project's collaboration using a structured question set covering all stages of in the collaborative research process: the formation of the collaboration and its personnel; the organizational structure; the formation of the experiment teams; the drafting of the proposal; funding for U.S. groups by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; use of subcontractors; development of software for data collection and analysis; the collaboration's decision-making style; role of the Project Manager, Project Scientist, Program Manager, Program Scientist, and graduates students; impact of internationalism; patterns of communications; records creation, use, distribution, and retention; also, comments on the interviewee's home institution and trends in graduate education in space science. The interviews focus on the Einstein Observatory, a high energy astrophysics observatory. They also mention it's x-ray telescope. Interviews (listed by institutional member of the collaboration and by name of individual) were conducted with: Columbia University: Thomas Hamilton, David Helfand; Goddard Space Flight Center: Elihu Boldt, Steve Holt, Frank McDonald; Massachusetts Institute of Technology: George Clark; Marshall Space Flight Center: Carroll Dailey, Fred Spear, Ernst Stuhlinger; NASA Headquarters: Richard Halpern, Albert Opp; Naval Research Laboratory: Herbert Friedman; Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory: Riccardo Giacconi, Paul Gornstein, Stephen Murray, Harvey Tanabaum. Other institutions in the collaboration include: American Science & Engineering
Responses to History of Geophysics Survey by Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)( )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Responses to a survey of approximately 250 leading geophysicists worldwide, conducted by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) Center for History of Physics and the Committe on History of Geophysics of the American Geophysical Union in 1997. Recipients were asked to send copies of their curriculum vitae and a list of publications as Part One of the survey and were then asked to discuss their entry into science in general and geophysics specifically as a career; how their scientific achievements came about and major efforts they were involved in which did not achieve the hoped for results; changes from one discipline to another; funding sources; the role of other disciplines in their own research; their work as educators; and their involvement in geophysics-related institutions. Responses, including questionnaires, curriculum vitae, lists of publications, or autobiographical statements, were contributed by: Philip H. Abelson, Keiiti Aki, Leroy R. Alldredge, Clarence R. Allen, Kinsey A. Anderson, Gustaf O. Arrhenius, W.I. Axford, George E. Backus, Ralph B. Baldwin, Peter M. Banks, Charles A. Barth, Markus Bêath, William A. Berggren, Bruce A. Bolt, John D. Bossler, Martin H.P. Bott, James N. Brune, Reid Bryson, Kenneth G. Budden, Laurence J. Cahill Jr., Joseph C. Cain, Jack G. Calvert, Michele Caputo, Donald L. Carpenter, Bernard H. Chovitz, Robert Griffin Coleman, Harmon Craig, Kenneth M. Creer, Alex Dalgarno, John F. Dewey, Harry G. Drickamer, James W. Dungey, Jerry P. Eaton, Arnt Eliassen, K.O. (Kenneth Orris) Emery, Richard W. Eppley, Samuel Epstein, John V. Evans, John I. Ewing, Carl-Gunne Fälthammar, Joan Feynman, Herbert Friedman, Naoshi Fukushima, Roger Gendrin, Thomas Gold, Edward D. Goldberg, Julian R. Goldsmith, William E. Gordon, Cecil H. Green, Anton L. Hales, Edwin L. Hamilton, James R. Heirtzler, Raymond Hide, Colin O. Hines, William J. Hinze, Benjamin F. Howell Jr., Kenneth J. Hsu, Bengt Karl G. Hultqvist, Kenneth L. Hunkins, Patrick M. Hurley, Douglas L. Inman, Edward Irving, John A. Jacobs, Emilie Jäger, Georges Jobert, Harold S. Johnston, W. Barclay Kamb, William M. Kaula, Charlotte E. Keen, Paul J. Kellogg, William W. Kellogg, Charles F. Kennel, Carl Kisslinger, Margaret G. Kivelson, John A. Knauss, Konrad B. Krauskopf, Dale Krauss, Ikuo Kushiro, Roger L. Larson, Anthony S. Laughton, Douglas K. Lilly, C. Gordon Little, Arthur E. Maxwell, Alexander R. McBirney, Carl E. McIlwain, Dan P. McKenzie, Rudolf O. Meissner, A.P. Mitra, Forrest S. Mozer, Ivan I. Mueller, Norman F. Ness, Marcia Neugebauer, Atsuhiro Nishida, Jack E. Oliver, Neil D. Opdyke, Benjamin M. Page, Eugene Newman Parker, Harry E. Petschek, Gordon H. Pettengill, Norman A. Phillips, George L. Pickard, W.R. Piggott, George W. Platzman, Martin A. Pomerantz, Richard H. Rapp, Karl M. Rawer, Richard J. Reed, Joseph L. Reid, John H. Reynolds, Tsuneji Rikitake, Henry Rishbeth, Eugene C. Robertson, Edwin Roedder, Juan G. Roederer, Carl F. Romney, James C. Savage, Werner F. Schreyer, Irwin I. Shapiro, Robert P. Sharp, George G. Shor Jr., George L. Siscoe, Joseph Smagorinsky, Joseph V. Smith, Charles P. Sonett, William Stauder, Edward C. Stone, Lynn R. Sykes, Marie Tharp, George A. Thompson, George R. Tilton, Valerie Troitskaya, Karl K. Turekian, Elazar Uchupi, Seiya Uyeda, James A. Van Allen, Tjeerd H. Van Andel, Vytenis M. Vasyliunas, Oswald G. Villard, Frederick J. Vine, Richard P. Von Herzen, Robert E. Wallace, Martin Walt, Gerald Joseph Wasserburg, George W. Wetherill, John A. Wood, Warren S. Wooster, J. Lamar Worzel, Klaus Wyrtki, Yushou Xie (Yen-shou Hsieh)
Origins of high-altitude research in the Navy by Herbert Friedman( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The X-ray K absorption edges of the elements Fe(26) to Ge(32) by Herbert Friedman( Book )

3 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Jefferson's orbiting minstrels and contraband : a 21st century celebration of a 19th century art form by T. J Anderson( )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers from the Symposium "Ballistic Missile Defense, Space, and the Danger of Nuclear War" : 29 April 2000 by Space, and the Danger of Nuclear War" Symposium "Ballistic Missile Defense( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences of 30 years of space research by Herbert Friedman( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collected papers : Arranged chronologically in three volumes by Herbert Friedman( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

#x98;The#x9C; amazing universe by Herbert Friedman( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Origins of high altitude research in the Navy] : [Superintendent's guest lecture, 25 November 1986]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collected patents, 1945-1961 : presented to Dr. Friedman on the occasion of his retirement from the Naval Research Laboratory by Herbert Friedman( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Invisible universe by Herbert Friedman( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Adrift in space." by Herbert Friedman( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The astronomer's universe : stars, galaxies, and cosmos
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Alternative Names
Friedman, Herbert, 1916-

Herbert Friedman American physicist

Herbert Friedman Amerikaans astrofysicus

Herbert Friedman amerikansk fysikar

Herbert Friedman amerikansk fysiker

Herbert Friedman físico estadounidense

Herbert Friedman physicien américain

Herbert Friedman US-amerikanischer Physiker

Герберт Фрідман

Фридман, Херберт

הרברט פרידמן

הרברט פרידמן פיזיקאי אמריקאי

هربرت فريدمان

هربرت فريدمان فيزيائي أمريكي

هربرت فریدمن فیزیک‌دان آمریکایی

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Languages
English (102)

German (4)

Dutch (2)