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Shapley, Harlow, -- 1885-1972 (14)
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Russell, Henry Norris, -- 1877-1957 (12)
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Baade, Walter, -- 1893-1960 (10)
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Bok, Bart J. -- (Bart Jan), -- 1906-1983 (8)
Hertzsprung, Ejnar, -- 1873-1967 (8)
Struve, Otto, -- 1897-1963 (8)
United States. -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration (8)
Yerkes Observatory (8)
Astronomical observatories (7)
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Chandrasekhar, S. -- (Subrahmanyan), -- 1910-1995- (7)
Eddington, Arthur Stanley, -- Sir, -- 1882-1944 (7)
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Goldberg, Leo (7)
Hubble, Edwin, -- 1889-1953 (7)
Kitt Peak National Observatory (7)
Kuiper, Gerard P. -- (Gerard Peter), -- 1905-1973 (7)
Palomar Observatory (7)
Schwarzschild, Martin (7)
Hoyle, Fred, -- 1915-2001 (6)
Lick Observatory (6)
Luyten, Willem Jacob, -- 1899-1994 (6)
Menzel, Donald H. -- (Donald Howard), -- 1901-1976 (6)
Oort, Jan Hendrik (6)
Payne-Gaposchkin, Cecilia, -- 1900-1979- (6)
V-2 rocket (6)
Variable stars (6)
World War, 1939-1945 (6)
1Title:  Nuclear astrophysics - today and yesterday   
 Creator:  Fowler, William Alfred, 1911-1995 
 Publication:  Pasadena, Calif, 1969. 
 Notes:  In Engineering and Science, v.32, no.9. 
 Extent:  p.8-13 : ports., illus. ; quarto. 
 Subjects:  Astrophysics -- History

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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2Title:  Astrophysics in the early nineteenth century   
 Creator:  Woolf, Harry. 
 Publication:  Wroclaw, 1968. 
 Extent:  p.[127]-135 ; octavo. 
 Subjects:  Astrophysics -- History

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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3Title:  Zur Frühentwicklung der Astrophysik in Deutschland und in den USA   
 Creator:  Herrmann, Dieter B. 
 Publication:  Leipzig, 1973. 
 Extent:  p.[38]-44 : charts ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Astrophysics -- History

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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4Title:  Response to History of Modern Astrophysics Survey, 1980   
 Creator:  Whitney, Balfour S. (Balfour Stanley), 1903-1993 
 Notes:  Forms part of the Manuscript Biography Collection of the American Institute of Physics' Niels Bohr Library. File consists of: questionnaire with brief, handwritten responses. Recipients were asked to discuss their decision to enter astronomy; their work during the Second World War; their professional work outside astronomy; the fields in which they have been most active, the advances in both those fields and others, and their own accomplishments and satisfactions; sources of funding; their perception of public attitudes; the influence of religion or philosophy on their work as astronomers; and their opinions on questions relating to the Big Bang Theory, cosmology, up-coming important developments, and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. 
 Extent:  10 pp. 
 Subjects:  Astrophysicists -- Biography | Astrophysics -- History | Questionnaires

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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5Title:  Planetary astronomy from the Renaissance to the rise of astrophysics   
 Creator:  Wilson, Curtis | Taton, René. 
 Publication:  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge [England], New York, 1989- 
 Notes:  "Published under the auspices of the International Astronomical Union and the International Union for the History and Philosophy of Science." Includes bibliographies and index. 
 Extent:  parts : illus., diagrs., ports., facsims., tables ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- History | Astrophysics -- History

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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6Title:  La chaleur et le froid: 2e supplément - Attraction céleste   
 Creator:  Vial, Louis-Charles-Émile. 
 Publication:  Imp. Georges Guillois, Paris, 1884. 
 Notes:  Cover title; imprint data from page 47. 
 Extent:  47 pages ; 23 cm 
 Subjects:  Heat | Cold | Astrophysics -- History

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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7Title:  Quantum physics and the stars (V): Physicists at Mount Wilson prior to 1922   
 Creator:  DeVorkin, David H., 1944- 
 Publication:  Cambridge, Eng.], 2000. 
 Notes:  References: p. 318-321. 
 Extent:  p. [301]-321. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Physics -- History | Astrophysics -- History

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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8Title:  Walter Baade, observational astrophysicist, (3): Palomar and Göttingen, 1948-1960 (Part B)   
 Creator:  Osterbrock, Donald Edward, 1924- 
 Publication:  Cambridge, Eng.], 1998. 
 Extent:  p. [345]-377. : ports. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Baade, Walter, -- 1893-1960 | Astrophysics -- History

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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9Title:  Planetary astronomy from the Renaissance to the rise of astrophysics. Part B, The eighteenth and nineteenth centuries   
 Creator:  Wilson, Curtis | Taton, René 
 Publication:  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge], [c1995] 
 Extent:  xiii, 281 p. : charts, facsims., tables ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- History | Astrophysics -- History

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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10Title:  Astrophysics and twentieth-century astronomy to 1950. Part A   
 Creator:  Gingerich, Owen 
 Publication:  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, [c1984] 
 Extent:  x, 1, 198, 8, 6 p. : illus., diagrs., ports., facsims., tables ; 25 1/2 cm. 
 Subjects:  Astrophysics -- History | Astronomy -- History

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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11Title:  The great Copernicus chase and other adventures in astronomical history   
 Creator:  Gingerich, Owen. 
 Publication:  Sky Pub. Corp, Cambridge, Mass, [c1992] 
 Notes:  Essays originally published in various journals. Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xii, 304 p. : illus., charts, facsims, maps, ports ; 26 cm. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- History | Astrophysics -- History

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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12Title:  Une histoire de l'astronomie   
 Creator:  Verdet, Jean-Pierre. 
 Publication:  Éditions du Seuil, Paris], c1990. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-367) and index. 
 Extent:  380, [4] p. : ill. (cover col.) ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- History | Astrophysics -- History

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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13Title:  The great Copernicus chase and other adventures in astronomical history   
 Creator:  Gingerich, Owen. 
 Publication:  Sky Pub. Corp, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Mass, Cambridge [England], 1992. 
 Notes:  Essays originally published in various journals. Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xii, 304 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- History | Astrophysics -- History

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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14Title:  Matter in motion: the spirit and evolution of physics   
 Creator:  Abers, Ernest S. (Ernest Stephen), 1936- | Kennel, Charles F., 1939- 
 Publication:  Allyn and Bacon, Boston, c1977. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xx, 412 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Physics -- History | Astrophysics -- History

 
Collection:  Linda Hall Library 
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15Title:  Willem Jacob Luyten response to History of Modern Astrophysics Survey, 1980   
 Creator:  Luyten, Willem Jacob, 1899-1994 
 Notes:  Forms part of the Manuscript Biography Collection of the American Institute of Physics' Niels Bohr Library. Questionnaire with brief, handwritten responses. Recipients were asked to discuss their decision to enter astronomy; their work during the Second World War; their professional work outside astronomy; the fields in which they have been most active, the advances in both those fields and others, and their own accomplishments and satisfactions; sources of funding; their perceptions of public attitudes; the influence of religion or philosophy on their work as astronomers; and their opinions on questions relating to the Big Bang Theory, cosmology, up-coming important developments, and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. 
 Extent:  10 
 Subjects:  Luyten, Willem Jacob, -- 1899-1994 | Astrophysics -- History | Questionnaires

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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16Title:  Response to History of Modern Astrophysics Survey, 1980   
 Creator:  Page, Thornton | DeVorkin, David H., 1944- | Weart, Spencer R., 1942- 
 Notes:  Forms part of the Manuscript Biography Collection of the American Institute of Physics' Niels Bohr Library. Questionnaire form with brief, handwritten responses and a letter to Spencer Weart, director of AIP's Center for History of Physics, and David DeVorkin, History of Astrophysics Project staff member. Recipients were asked to discuss their decision to enter astronomy; their work during the Second World War; their professional work outside astronomy; the fields in which they have been most active, the advances in both those fields and others, and their own accomplishments and satisfactions; sources of funding; their perceptions of public attitudes; the influence of religion or philosophy on their work as astronomers; and their opinions on questions relating to the Big Bang Theory, cosmology, up-coming important developments, and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. 
 Extent:  12 pp. 
 Subjects:  Thornton, Page | Astrophysicists -- Biography | Astrophysics -- History | Questionnaires

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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17Title:  Joint symposium of the Division of Astrophysics and the Forum for History of Physics 1987 April 21 & 22   
 Creator:  American Physical Society Meeting(1987 : Arlington, Va.) | Alpher, Ralph | Badash, Lawrence. | Bethe, Hans A, (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005- | Chandrasekhar, S. (Subrahmanyan), 1910-1995- | Davis, Raymond, 1914-2006 | DeVorkin, David H., 1944- | Fowler, William A. | Herman, Robert, 1914- | Salpeter, Edwin E. | Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936- | American Physical Society Astrophysics Division. | American Physical Society Division of History of Physics. | American Institute of Physics 
 Notes:  Forms part of the Niels Bohr Library's Miscellaneous Tape Collection. Advance notice of two business days required to use audio or video tapes. Talks given at two of the sessions of the joint symposium of the American Physical Society Division of Astrophysics and Forum for History of Physics. Speakers at the first session entitled "Stellar Structure and the Origin of Steller Energy" were: Hans Bethe, Karl Hafbauer, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Edwin Salpeter, Raymond Davis, Lawrence Badash. Speakers at the second session entitled "Stellar Composition, Birth of the Universe, Origin of the Elements" were: David DeVorkin, Robert Smith, Ralph Alpher, Robert Herman, William Fowler, and Robert Wilson. 
 Extent:  6 sound cassettes (6 hrs.) : analog, 2 track, mono. 
 Subjects:  Astrophysics -- History | Physics -- Congresses | Sound recordings

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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18Title:  Oral History interview with Martin Schwarzschild, 1975 July 30   
 Creator:  Schwarzschild, Martin | Weart, Spencer R., 1942- 
 Notes:  Interview conducted as part of the Sources for History of Modern Astropysics (SHMA) project. Advance notice of two business days required to use audio or video tapes. Interview conducted by Spencer Weart on July 30, 1975 at Princeton University. A preliminary interview with Martin Schwarzschild prior to the Sources for the History of Modern Astrophysics Project. They discuss developments in astrophysics and astronomy and possible people to interview for the project and why. 
 Extent:  31 
 Subjects:  Schwarzschild, Martin | Astrophysics -- History | Interviews | Oral histories | Transcripts

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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19Title:  First works on astrophysics at the Petersburg Academy of Sciences in the XVIIIth century   
 Creator:  Nevskaia, Nina Ivanovna. 
 Publication:  Moscow, 1969. 
 Notes:  In Russian. 
 Extent:  p.[121]-157 : diagrs. ; octavo. 
 Subjects:  Imperatorskaia akademiia nauk (Russia) -- History | Astrophysics -- History

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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20Title:  Henry Norris Russell   
 Creator:  DeVorkin, David H., 1944- 
 Publication:  New York], 1989. 
 Extent:  p.126-133 : col. diagrs., ports., facsim. ; 27 1/2 cm. 
 Subjects:  Russell, Henry Norris, -- 1877-1957 | Astronomy -- History | Astrophysics -- History

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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