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Gunn, J. E. (James Edward), 1938-
Oral history interview with James Edward Gunn, 1975 February 10.
Oral history interview covers early childhood, education 1938-1962; astronomy interest; graduate school at California Institute of Technology, impressions of professors; interest starts for cosmology. Social and political climate at Rice University; interests in quasi-stellar objects and astrophysics; distance relationship of quasi-stellar objects--galaxy associations. Importance of pulsars, pulsars as energy source. Non-professional life. Also prominently mentioned are: Halton Christian Arp, John Bahcall, Geoffrey R. Burbidge, Beverly Oke; Mount Wilson Observatory, and Princeton University.
Arp, Halton C.
Gunn, J. E. (James Edward), 1938-
California Institute of Technology
Mount Wilson Observatory.
Princeton University.
Rice University.
Astrophysics -- History
Interviews. aat
Oral histories. aat
Transcripts. aat
Bahcall, John N.
Burbidge, Geoffrey R.
Oke, J. Beverley, 1928-2004.
Wright, Paul, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA