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Taylor, Joseph H. (Joseph Hooton)
Oral history interview with Joseph H. Taylor, 2001 October 29.
In this interview Joseph Taylor discusses topics such as: his family background and childhood; Haverford College; Fay Ajzenberg-Selove; Tom Benham; going on to do a degree in radio astronomy from Harvard University; working in the summer at the Harvard College Observatory on optical astronomy; quasars; pulsars; Leo Goldberg; Donald Menzel and Bill Lilller; Ed Lilley and Alan Maxwell; radio interferometry; lunar occultation; University of Massachusetts; Bill Irvine; Dick Huguenin; National Science Foundation; National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); Dick Manchester; National Radio Astronomy Observatory's telescopes in Green Bank, West Virginia; Russell Alan Hulse.
(1941- ): American astrophysicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery with Russell Alan Hulse of a "new type of pulsar, a discovery that has opened up new possibilities for the study of gravitation." Ph.D. in astronomy at Harvard University (1968); professor of astronomy and associate director of the Five College Radio Astronomy Observatory at the University of Massachusetts.
Ajzenberg-Selove, Fay, 1926-
Goldberg, Leo
Hulse, R. A.
Irvine, William M.
Liller, William, 1927-
Lilley, Arthur Edward.
Manchester, Richard N.
Maxwell, Alan
Menzel, Donald H. (Donald Howard), 1901-1976
Taylor, Joseph H. (Joseph Hooton)
Harvard College Observatory.
Harvard University.
Haverford College
National Radio Astronomy Observatory (U.S.)
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Radio astronomy
Radio interferometers
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McCray, Patrick (W. Patrick), interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA