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Clark, George W.
Oral history interview with George Whipple Clark, 1976 July 15.
Clark's involvement in founding of the discipline of non-solar x-ray astronomy. Factors, philosophical, theoretical and experimental, that led to the discovery of the first non-solar x-ray source in 1962. Relationship with colleagues at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and American Science and Engineering, Inc.; backgrounds of scientists who entered x-ray astronomy. Also prominently mentioned are: Martin Annis, Riccardo Giacconi, Nancy Grace Roman, Bruno Benedetto Rossi; American Science and Engineering, Inc., and Scorpio X-1 (Rocket).
Annis, Martin
Clark, George W.
Giacconi, Riccardo.
Roman, Nancy Grace, 1925-
Rossi, Bruno Benedetto, 1905-
American Science and Engineering, Inc.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Astrophysics -- History
Scorpio X-1 (Rocket).
X-ray astronomy
Oral histories. aat
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Hirsh, Richard F., Interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA