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Shapley, Alan H.
Oral history interview with Alan H. Shapley, 2003 August 21 and 22.
Topics discussed include: family history; his father Harlow Shapley and other astronomers including Donal Menzel; his work at Carnegie Institution's Department of Terrestrial Magnetism including research on radio propagation; his work at the National Bureau of Standards on solar-terrestrial phenomena; and his work in the International Geophysical Year (IGY) of 1957-1958.
Born 1919-2006. Geophysicist. Physicist, National Bureau of Standards, 1947-65; NOAA, 1965-.
Shapley, Alan H.
Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972.
Carnegie Institution of Washington. Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
United States. National Bureau of Standards
International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958
Radio -- Research.
Solar activity.
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Doel, Ronald Edmund interviewer.
Korsmo, Fae interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA