The View From the Castle: The work of Smithsonian astrophysicists ranges from black holes and the origin of the universe to the sun and the Earth

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Summary

Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley talks about current projects of the Smithsonian-Harvard Center for Astrophysics. A brief history of the Center is given.

Subject

  • Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872
  • Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906
  • Field, George B. 1929-
  • Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
  • Harvard College Observatory
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Smithsonian-Harvard Center for Astrophysics
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • University of Arizona
  • Multiple Mirror Telescope Observatory

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Smithsonian Vol. 6, no. 12 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

March 1976

Topic

  • Astrophysics
  • Castle View
  • Astronomy
  • Research

Physical description

p. 6

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