Oral history interview with Evgenii Kirillovich Kharadze, 1979 August 20.


Oral history interview with Evgenii Kirillovich Kharadze, 1979 August 20.

Brief interview focussing on professional development; growth of astronomy in the U.S.S.R. and the growth and development of the Abastumani Observatory in Soviet Georgia. Includes commentary on the rebuilding of astronomy after World War II, modes of funding for science, growth of instrumentation, and contacts with other leading astronomers. Also prominently mentioned are: Bart Jan Bok, Numeroff, Shajn; Abastumani Observatory, Crimean Observatory, Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, International Astronomical Union, Tbilisi State University.

Transcript, 12 p.


SNAC Resource ID: 8266870

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Astronomer. Bok (1906-1983) was Director of the Mount Stromlo Observatory, Australia 1956-1966 and Director of the Steward Observatory, Tucson, Arizona from 1966. From the description of Oral history interview, 1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155006177 Bok taught astronomy at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Bart J. Bok, 1930-1957 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972980 Died 1983. From the description of...