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Sandage, Allan
Oral history interview with Allan Sandage, 1977 February 8.
In this interview, Allan Sandage discusses his work with Edwin Hubble. Topics discussed include: California Institute of Technology; astronomy; Carnegie Observatories; photographic photometry; Rudolph Minkowski; variable stars; Cepheids; Mount Wilson Observatory; classification of galaxies; galactic distances; Milton Humason; Walter Baade; Henrietta Swope; red shift; Richard C. Tolman; H. P. Robertson; Grace Hubble; Knut Lundmark.
American astronomer. Ph.D., California Institute of Technology (1953). Professional experience includes: astronomer, staff member emeritus, Carnegie Observatory (1956-2010); senior resident scientist, Space Telescope Science Institute (1987-2010).
Baade, Walter, 1893-1960.
Hubble, Edwin, 1889-1953
Hubble, Grace Burke, d. 1980
Humason, Milton L. (Milton La Salle), 1891-1972
Lundmark, Knut, 1889-1958
Minkowski, Rudolph Leo Bernhard, 1895-1976.
Robertson, H. P. (Howard Percy), 1903-1961
Sandage, Allan
Swope, Henrietta Hill, 1902-1980.
Tolman, Richard C. (Richard Chace), 1881-1948
California Institute of Technology
Carnegie Observatories
Mount Wilson Observatory
Astronomical photometry
Galaxies -- Classification.
Red shift
Variable stars
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Shapiro, Bert, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA