Schwarzschild, Martin

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1912-05-31
Death 1997-04-10
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

An American astronomer who was Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy at Princeton University from 1951 to 1979.

From the description of Martin Schwarzschild papers, 1939-1994. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 79110403

Martin Schwarzchild (1912-1997).

From the description of Oral history interview with Martin Schwarzchild, 1977 September 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79715469

Martin Schwarzschild, 1912-1997. An American astronomer who was Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy at Princeton University from 1951 to 1979.

From the description of Oral history interview with Martin Schwarzschild, 1977 March 10 to 19 July 1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154306418

From the description of Oral History interview with Martin Schwarzschild, 1975 July 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154305677

Former director of Watson Scientific Computing Laboratory and astronomer.

From the description of Oral history interview with Martin Schwarzschild, 1986 Nov. 18. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63295508

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Subjects:

  • Stratoscope I (balloon system)
  • Quasars
  • Red giants
  • Bombs--Research
  • World War, 1939-1945--Science
  • Astrophysics
  • Stars--Research
  • National socialism
  • Telescopes
  • Statistical astronomy--Research
  • Stars--Evolution
  • Stellar atmospheres
  • Cosmology
  • Big bang theory
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Computers--History
  • Stars--Structure
  • Reflecting telescopes
  • Stratoscope III (balloon system)
  • Astrophysics--History
  • Stratoscope II (balloon system)
  • Astronomy--Research--20th century
  • Cepheids--Research
  • Institute for Advanced Study computer
  • Nuclear energy
  • Electronic analog computers
  • Aeronautics in astronomy
  • Women scientists
  • Stars--Observations--20th century
  • Astronomy--20th century
  • Planets--Observations--20th century
  • Antisemitism
  • Manhattan Project (U.S.)
  • Computers--Technological innovations
  • Celestial mechanics
  • Balloons in astronomy
  • Variable stars

Occupations:

  • Astronomers--Interviews
  • Astrophysicists
  • Astronomers
  • Astronomers--New Jersey--Princeton

Places:

  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Sun (as recorded)
  • New Jersey--Princeton (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.) (as recorded)