SIA Acc. 07-024, Giacconi, Riccardo, Riccardo Giacconi Papers, 2006

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This accession consists of the first draft of Riccardo Giacconi's autobiography, "Secrets of the Hoary Deep," which covers his extensive work and research in the field of x-ray astronomy and his reception in 2002 of the Nobel Prize in Physics. In addition to the hard copy is an electronic version.



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Certain future restrictions may also apply if published by Johns Hopkins University Press; Transferring office; 11/2/2006 letter, Giacconi to Peters; Contact reference staff for details


  • Nobel Prizes
  • X-ray astronomy


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SIA Acc. 07-024

Physical description

0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)

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