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Bowyer, C. Stuart, 1934-
Oral history interview with C. Stuart Bowyer, 1976 July 28 and 10 March 1978.
Research in non-solar x-ray astronomy at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, DC; his functions as member of a group directed by Herbert Friedman, performing numerous observations of cosmic x-ray sources in 1963 and after; Bowyer relates the competitive spirit that existed between the NRL group and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology-American Science and Engineering, group that made the first conclusive observation of x-rays originating from outside the solar system. Also prominently mentioned are: Edward T. Byram, Herbert Friedman, Riccardo Giacconi; American Science and Engineering Inc., Conference on Relativistic Astrophysics, Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.), and Texas Relativistic Astrophysics Conference.
Bowyer, C. Stuart, 1934-
Byram, Edward Taylor (E.T.)
Friedman, Herbert, 1916-2000.
Giacconi, Riccardo
American Science and Engineering, Inc.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.)
Conference on Relativistic Astrophysics.
Texas Relativistic Astrophysics.
Cosmic rays.
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Hirsh, Richard F., interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA