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Singer, S. Fred (Siegfried Fred), 1924-
Oral History interview with Fred Singer, 1991 April 23.
This interview begins with a discussion of Singer's associations with Lloyd Berkner, then moves on to discuss: his cosmic ray research at the Office of Naval Research; his opinions of many of his peers, including Sir Harrie Massey; the atmosphere during the International Geophysical Year; and conflicts between the Applied Physics Laboratory and the Naval Research Laboratory. Other topics and affiliations discussed include: Val Cleaver, Joseph Kaplan, Werner Von Braun, the National Security Agency, Project Argus, satellite data gathering and research, rocket testing projects, and the use of balloons in astronomy.
S. Fred Singer (1924- ). Atmospheric and environmental physics. Education: B.S., Ohio State University; A.M., Ph.D., Princeton University. Professional experience: U.S. Departments of Transportation, Commenrce, and Interior; professorships with George Mason University, the University of Virginia, University of Miami and the University of Maryland; Science and Environmental Policy Project; early work with the Applied Physics Laboratory and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory.
Berkner, Lloyd V. (Lloyd Viel), 1905-1967
Cleaver, Val
Kaplan, Joseph A., 1902-1991
Massey, Harrie Stewart Wilson, Sir.
Singer, S. Fred (Siegfried Fred), 1924-
Von Braun, Wernher, 1912-1977.
Johns Hopkins University. Applied Physics Laboratory.
Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.)
United States. National Security Agency.
United States. Office of Naval Research.
Artificial satellites -- Research
Astrophysics -- History
Balloons in astronomy.
International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958.
Project Argus
Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Testing.
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Needell, Allan A. interviewer.
DeVorkin, David H., 1944- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA