Baum, William Alvin, 1924-

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1924

Biographical notes:

Physicist. Affiliations: Naval Research Laboratory, 1946-1949; Mt. Wilson and Paolmar Observatory, 1950-1965; Planetary Research Center (Lowell Observatory), 1965-1990; consultant, Office of Space Science, NASA, 1970-present; Viking Orbiter Imaging Team (1970-1979) and Hubble Space Telescope Camera Team (1977-1997); Professor, University of Washington, 1990-present. Research interests: galaxies, spacecraft implementation, cosmology.

From the description of Oral History interview with William A. Baum, 1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154305455

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http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65m67th
Ark ID:
w65m67th
SNAC ID:
41373722

Subjects:

  • Stars--Clusters
  • Spectrum analysis--Research
  • Astrophysics--History
  • Ultraviolet spectra--Research
  • V-2 rocket--Experiments
  • Photoelectricity
  • Astronomy
  • Aerobee rocket

Occupations:

  • Astronomers

Places:

  • Mars (Planet) (as recorded)
  • Jupiter (Planet) (as recorded)