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Astrophysics

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:

A Celebration of Caltech Science

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2003-00311

Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 10286-MS
Overview AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and JPL on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title “AirTalk: The Caltech Edition”.The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired from 6 to 7 PM on KPCC, the National Public Radio affiliate of Pasadena City...
Dates: 1988 - 2002

AirTalk with Gary Lorden and Harold Zirin, 1990-07-18

 Item
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection is divided according to the recording type: audio and video then ordered chronologically. Each recording includes an interview with either Caltech faculty, administrators, staff, students, alumni, JPL scientists or administrators. It also includes features such as Caltech Almanac -a detailed look at some of the many interesting people, places and discoveries in Caltech’s history-, Caltech Calendar -a listing of upcoming public events on campus- and Caltech in the News....
Dates: 1990-07-18

Asteroid Retrieval Mission Study

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2011-00062

Astrophysics Machine Shop

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1988-00060

Ira Sprague Bowen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 10007-MS
Overview Ira Sprague Bowen: 1898-1973. Astrophysicist; Director, Mt. Wilson Observatory, 1946-1964; Professor of Physics, Caltech 1926-45. Much of his physics research was concerned with studies of spectral lines and spectroscopy; in the 1930s his interests turned more to astronomy and astrophysics and he devised many new instruments and techniques for observational astronomy. Papers include correspondence (ca. 1933-47), notebooks (many from his years at University of Chicago, 1916-21), articles,...
Dates: 1916-1961

Caltech Space Challenge

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2011-00061

Catching Comets up Close--Cheaply!

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2011-00065

Einstein's Messengers

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2012-00110

Frank B. Estabrook Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 10238-MS
Overview Frank B. Estabrook is a Caltech alumus (M.S. 1947, PhD 1950). Estabrook was as physicist at JPL from 1960 to 2006, and Distinguished Visiting Scientist from 2006-2016. He is currently retired. Estabrook's papers consist of project outlines, meeting agendas and minutes, correspondence, and reports related to the Galileo spacecraft and gravitational wave research.
Dates: 1966-2004

William A. Fowler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 10070-MS
Overview These papers document the career of William A. Fowler, who served on the physics faculty at California Institute of Technology from 1939 until 1982. Focusing heavily on nuclear physics and astrophysics, the Fowler papers form a rich and important collection for the history of physics, and illustrate the politics and sociology of science in the twentieth century. They also contain substantial material on Caltech's World War II rocket developments, plus documents on Project Vista, a Cold-War...
Dates: 1917-1994

Jesse L. Greenstein Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 10047-MS
Overview These papers document the career of Jesse L. Greenstein, a Harvard educated astronomer who came to the California Institute of Technology in 1948 to run the astronomy program. While at Caltech he did research on stellar composition and high resolution spectra using the Palomar telescope. The papers consist of correspondence, technical material, professional organizational material, class and lecture notes, and subject files. They emphasize Greenstein's research on the discovery of peculiar...
Dates: 1923-1992

George Ellery Hale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HaleGE
Overview Digitized: this collection is available on the web. George Ellery Hale (1868–1938) was an influential astrophysicist and science administrator. This collection of Hale’s scientific, professional, and personal papers documents his roles in inventing the spectrohelioscope; promoting international cooperation among scientists; and founding major observatories, as well as the California Institute of Technology, Huntington Library, Astrophysical...
Dates: 1863 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1882 - 1938

Harold Zirin Oral History with Shirley K. Cohen

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2016-02-17-000173