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Mustel, E. R.
Oral history interview with E. R. Mustel, 1976 August 30 and 1979 August 21.
Deals mainly with the organization and responsibilities of the Astronomical Council; funding of major projects and large instruments, allocation of telescope time; theory vs. observation; the postwar increase in number of astronomics, Sputnik and popular interest. Comments on Mustel's teaching and travels to observatories; Fesenkov and his co-organization work.
E. R. Mustel (1911-1988) Soviet astrophysicist, completed his undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral work at Moscow University and became professor there in 1944. His work pertained to problems of solar physics, stellar astmospheres, novae and supernovae, adn the problem of solar corpuscular streams and their influence on the earth's magnetosphere and atmosphere.
Fesenkov, V. G. (Vasili Grigor evich), 1889-
Mustel, E. R.
Astronomical Council of the USSR Academy of Sciences.
Observatories -- Soviet Union.
Sputnik satellites
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Weart, Spencer R., 1942-, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA