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Conklin, Nan Dieter, 1926-
Oral history interview with Nannielou Dieter-Conklin, 1977 July 19.
Covers her career in astronomy. Focuses on college education at Goucher, 1945-1948, and Harvard Graduate School from 1955; influence of Bart Bok and Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin. Positions at Naval Research Laboratory, Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratory; funding, satellite tracking, telescope for Cerro Tololo, Berkeley, 1965; Hat Creek. Discussions on radio astronomy in 1950s and 1970s; very large array telescopes; women in astronomy and search for alternatives. Also prominently mentioned are: William W. Campbell, Harold Ewen, Thomas Gold, Helen Dodson Prince; Harvard Radio Observatory, United States Air Force, Cambridge Research Laboratory of United States Air Force, and University of California at Berkeley.
Bok, Bart J. (Bart Jan), 1906-1983
Campbell, William Wallace, 1862-1938.
Conklin, Nan Dieter, 1926-
Dodson, Helen Walter, 1905-
Ewen, Harold Irving, 1922-
Gold, Thomas.
Payne-Gaposchkin, Cecilia, 1900-1979-
Prince, Helen Dodson
Air Force Cambridge Research Center (U.S.)
Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory.
Goucher College.
Harvard University.
Harvard University. Harvard Radio Observatory.
Hat Creek Laboratory
Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.)
United States. Air Force
University of California, Berkeley.
Artificial satellites -- Tracking.
Astrophysics -- History
Radio astronomy.
Very large array telescopes.
Women scientists.
Women in science
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DeVorkin, David H., 1944- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA