About This Exhibit
This exhibit is based on the educational package, Moments of Discovery, Unit 2: A Pulsar Discovery, by Joan N. Warnow with Arthur Eisenkraft and Spencer Weart, audio by Bill Schwarz, published by the American Institute of Physics in 1984 with support from the Public Understanding of Science Office of the National Science Foundation, the Heineman Foundation, and the Friends of the AIP Center for History of Physics. ©1984 and 2003 American Institute of Physics.
Exhibit Editors: Spencer Weart, Patrick McCray, Arthur Eisenkraft
Design: Tom Connell, American Institute of Physics
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- Picture of Morrison. AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives.
- Telescope. Credit: Photograph by Jim Scotti.
- Picture of Disney and Cocke at Steward Observatory , 1969. Photograph by Robert M. Broder.
- Expanding Crab Nebula. Credit: Adam Block (KPNO Visitor Program), NOAO, NSF.
- Telescopes in winter. Photograph by Jim Scotti.
- Picture of Taylor at Steward Observatory , 1969. Photograph by Robert M. Broder.
- X-ray image. Credit: Chandra X-ray Observatory, NASA.
- Crab image. Credit: J. Hester and P. Scowen (ASU), NASA. Picture of Disney, Cocke, and Taylor at Steward Observatory , 1969. Photograph by Robert M. Broder.
- Crab image. Credit: FORS Team, ESO.
- Crab in gamma ray. Credit: NASA, Compton Gamma Ray Observatory.
Excepts from interviews for this exhibit with Jon Cocke, by Joan Warnow and Spencer Weart in February 1975; with Michael Disney, by Inge Disney in February 1975; and with Philip Morrison by Joan Warnow in July 1975.