Smithsonian Observatory Creates Its Computer Section

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Summary

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory inaugurated its own computer section to support its scientific program.

Subject

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • General Notes
  • "Final Report on Computer Services at the Smithsonian Institution", Computer Services Study Group, July 1975 Folder: "Computer Service Study Plan 1974," Smithsonian Archives, Record Unit 392, Office of the Under Secretary, Records, Box 1. Page 16.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1959

Topic

  • Computer systems
  • Astrophysics
  • Information storage and retrieval systems
  • Scientific Data Recording

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