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Rubin, Vera C., 1928-2016
Oral history interview with Vera C. Rubin, 1995 September 21 and May 9, 1996.
This interview is part of a small program to document the recent history of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). These interviews were used as background studies to help authors of chapters of the centennial history volume of the Society research and organize documentary materials. The volume to be published in 1999. This interview discusses Rubin's family background and years at Vassar; working at Naval Research Laboratory; influence of Richard Feynman on her studies at Cornell; teaching, observational work and spectroscopy at Georgetown; AAS meetings.
Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988
Rubin, Vera C., 1928-2016
American Astronomical Society -- History.
American Astronomical Society -- Congresses.
Cornell University
Georgetown University.
Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.)
Vassar College.
Spectrum analysis.
Women in science
Sound recordings lcgft
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Astronomers. lcsh
Women astronomers. lcsh
DeVorkin, David H., 1944- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA