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Spinrad, Hyron, 1934-
Oral history interview with Hyron Spinrad, 1977 July 19.
Early life in New York and California, and decision to do undergraduate work in astronomy at University of California at Berkeley. Decision during army service, 1955-1957, on a career in astronomy; return to Berkeley, 1957, for graduate work. Professional career: work at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), 1961-1964; return to Berkeley as professor in 1964, and research in galaxy-related problems. General problems in cosmology. Also prominently mentioned are: Wilhelm Heinrich Walter Baade, Jerry Brown, Armin Deutsch, Jesse Leonard Greenstein, Louis Henyey, Alfred H. Joy, Lou Kaplan, Richard Kron, Gerard Peter Kuiper, Nicholas Ulrich Mayall, Rudolph Leo Bernhard Minkowski, William Wilson Morgan, Guido M nch, George Preston, Ronald Reagan, Allan Sandage, Emanuel B. Spinrad, Bengt Georg Daniel Strm̲gren, Otto Struve, George Wallerston, Joe Wampler, Harold Weaver, Albert Edward Whitford; California Institute of Technology, Hayden Planetarium, International Astronomical Union, Lick Observatory, San Diego State University, Sky and Telescope, United States Army Map Service, and Yale Conference on Cosmology (1977).
Baade, Walter, 1893-1960
Brown, Jerry, 1938-
Deutsch, Armin
Greenstein, Jesse L. (Jesse Leonard), 1909-2002-
Henyey, Louis George
Joy, Alfred H. (Alfred Harrison), 1882-1973
Kaplan, Lou
Kron, Richard G.
Kuiper, Gerard P. (Gerard Peter), 1905-1973
Mayall, N. U. (Nicholas Ulrich), 1906-1993-
Minkowski, Rudolph Leo Bernhard, 1895-1976
Morgan, W. W. (William Wilson), 1906-1994
M nch, Guido, 1921-
Preston, George
Reagan, Ronald.
Sandage, Allan.
Spinrad, Emanuel B.
Spinrad, Hyron, 1934-
Strm̲gren, Bengt, 1908-1987
Struve, Otto, 1897-1963.
Wallerstein, George
Wampler, Joe
Weaver, Harold F.
Whitford, Albert E. (Albert Edward), 1905-2002
California Institute of Technology
Hayden Planetarium.
International Astronomical Union.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.)
Lick Observatory.
San Diego State University.
University of California, Berkeley.
United States. Army Map Service.
Yale Conference on Cosmology (1977 : New Haven, Conn.)
Sky and telescope
Astronomy -- Study and teaching.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings lcgft
Transcripts. aat
DeVorkin, David H., 1944- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA