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Fred Whipple's Empire: The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 1955-1973

Author:
DeVorkin, David H  Search this
Subject:
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Menzel, Donald Howard 1901-  Search this
Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
Harvard College Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Multiple Mirror Telescope Observatory  Search this
Satellite Tracking Program  Search this
Project Celescope  Search this
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Edition:
First edition
Physical description:
Number of pages: 418; Page numbers: 1-401
Date:
2018
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Telescopes  Search this
Astrophysicists  Search this
Astronomy and astrophysics  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Geodesy  Search this
Space sciences  Search this
International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14888

Report: Oral Histories in Meteoritics and Planetary Science: XIII: Fred L. Whipple

Author:
Marvin, Ursula B  Search this
Subject:
Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Nininger, Harvey  Search this
LaPaz, Lincoln  Search this
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Prairie Meteorite Network  Search this
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory  Search this
Mt. Hopkins Observatory  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
Harvard College Observatory  Search this
Multiple Mirror Telescope Observatory  Search this
Meteoritical Society  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Satellite Tracking Program  Search this
Sputnik  Search this
Moonwatch Program  Search this
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 15; Page numbers: A199-A213
Date:
2004
Topic:
Biography  Search this
Meteorites  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Meteors  Search this
Telescopes  Search this
Astrophysicists  Search this
Comets  Search this
Baker-Nunn Camera  Search this
Meteoritics  Search this
Artificial satellites  Search this
International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Continental drift  Search this
Publisher:
Arizona Board of Regents, University of Arizona: The Meteoritical Society
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11372

Bicentennial of the Birth of James Smithson Celebration

Subject:
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Bruner, Jerome S (Jerome Seymour)  Search this
Butterfield, Herbert Sir 1900-  Search this
Clark, Kenneth 1903-  Search this
Cowan, Ian McTaggart 1910-  Search this
Hutchinson, G. Evelyn (George Evelyn) 1903-  Search this
Koestler, Arthur 1905-  Search this
Lévi-Strauss, Claude  Search this
Mumford, Lewis 1895-  Search this
Oppenheimer, J. Robert 1904-1967  Search this
Toulmin, Stephen Edelston  Search this
Warren, Earl 1891-1974  Search this
Adams, Thomas Boylston  Search this
James Smithson Medal  Search this
James Smithson Bicentennial Celebration 1965  Search this
Bicentennial Celebration Commemorating the Birth of James Smithson 1965  Search this
Knowledge Among Men (Publication)  Search this
United States Marine Corps  Search this
Hodgkins Fund and Medal  Search this
Date:
September 16, 17, 18, 1965
Topic:
Judges  Search this
Awards  Search this
Anniversaries  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Celebrities  Search this
Special events  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2382

Fred Whipple Receives "Distinguished Federal Civilian Award"

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973  Search this
Kennedy, John F (John Fitzgerald) 1917-1963  Search this
MacNamara, Robert  Search this
Rusk, Dean 1909-  Search this
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Distinguished Federal Civilian Service Award  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
United States President  Search this
White House (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Event
Date:
1963
Topic:
Astronomers  Search this
Astrophysicists  Search this
Directors  Search this
Awards  Search this
Medals  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Special events  Search this
White House Gardens (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Standard number:
89-10708
Restrictions & Rights:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8032

The End of Operation Moonwatch

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Spitz, Armand  Search this
Durant, Frederick C., III  Search this
Challinor, David  Search this
Operation Moonwatch  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1975
Topic:
Werner, Albert  Search this
Spitz, Grace  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Moon  Search this
Event  Search this
Standard number:
75-6750-12
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8519

Corbitt, Whipple & Udall at Mt. Hopkins Observatory

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Mt. Hopkins Observatory  Search this
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
United States Congress House  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 5w x 5h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
United States
Arizona
Date:
1968
Topic:
Corbitt, James  Search this
Gamma ray detectors  Search this
Gamma ray astronomy  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory--Field stations  Search this
Observing (field) stations  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Legislators  Search this
Udall, Morris  Search this
Standard number:
92-1773
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8683

Fred Lawrence Whipple

Author:
Cornell, James  Search this
Subject:
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory  Search this
Mt. Hopkins Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Event
Place:
Arizona
Date:
1982
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Astrophysicists  Search this
Directors  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Observing stations  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
2002-32272
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8782

Fred Whipple Awarded President's Award, 1962

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1962
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Rewards (Prizes, etc.)  Search this
Awards  Search this
Medals  Search this
Event  Search this
Standard number:
95-1194
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8952

Fred L. Whipple Receives Distinguished Federal Civilian Service Award

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Kennedy, John F (John Fitzgerald) 1917-1963  Search this
MacNamara, Robert  Search this
Rusk, Dean 1909-  Search this
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Distinguished Federal Civilian Service Award  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
United States President  Search this
White House (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Event
Date:
1963
Topic:
Astronomers  Search this
Astrophysicists  Search this
Directors  Search this
Awards  Search this
Medals  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Special events  Search this
White House Gardens (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Standard number:
2002-32254
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9646

Fred L. Whipple Receives Distinguished Federal Civilian Service Award

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973  Search this
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Distinguished Federal Civilian Service Award  Search this
White House (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Event
Date:
1963
Topic:
Astronomers  Search this
Astrophysicists  Search this
Directors  Search this
Awards  Search this
Medals  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Special events  Search this
White House Gardens (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Standard number:
2002-32255
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9648

Whipple Retires from SAO

Subject:
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)  Search this
Date:
July, 1973
Topic:
Astrophysics  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Retirement  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_1077

SAO Moves to Harvard College Observatory

Subject:
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973  Search this
Menzel, Donald Howard 1901-  Search this
Harvard College Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
Date:
July 1, 1955
Topic:
Astrophysics  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Cooperation  Search this
Directors  Search this
Reorganizations  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Cambridge, MA  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_1087

Aldrich Retires from SAO

Subject:
Aldrich, Loyal Blaine 1884-1965  Search this
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)  Search this
Date:
June 30, 1955
Topic:
Astrophysics  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Retirement  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_1150

Keep Watching the Skies!: The Story of Operation Moonwatch and the Dawn of the Space Age

Author:
McCray, Patrick (W. Patrick)  Search this
Subject:
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Operation Moonwatch  Search this
Satellite Tracking Program  Search this
Moonwatch Program  Search this
Sputnik  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Edition:
First
Physical description:
Number of pages : 324; Page numbers : 1-324
Date:
2008
Topic:
Volunteers  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Research--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Telescopes  Search this
Astronomical instruments  Search this
Satellites  Search this
Publisher:
Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12613

New Asteroid Discovered, Named after Whipple

Subject:
McCrosky, Richard  Search this
Shao, Jerome  Search this
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics  Search this
Date:
February, 1975
Topic:
Meteorology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_1292

S. P. Langley Named Director of Observatory

Subject:
Aldrich, Loyal Blaine 1884-1965  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)  Search this
Date:
March 2, 1890
Topic:
Astrophysics  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Directors  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_136

Multiple Mirror Telescope Dedicated

Subject:
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory  Search this
Mt. Hopkins Observatory  Search this
Multiple Mirror Telescope Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)  Search this
United States Air Force  Search this
University of Arizona  Search this
Place:
Arizona
Date:
May 9, 1979
Topic:
Astrophysics  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Cooperation  Search this
New Programs  Search this
Openings  Search this
Telescopes  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_1726

Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory Named

Subject:
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory  Search this
Mt. Hopkins Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)  Search this
Date:
1981
Topic:
Astrophysics  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Name Changes  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_1739

The Smithsonian's Satellite-Tracking Program: Its History and Organization, Part I

Author:
Hayes, Eugene Nelson  Search this
Subject:
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
pp. 275-322
Date:
1962
Topic:
Artificial satellites  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Baker-Nunn Camera  Search this
Field Stations  Search this
International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Project Orbiter  Search this
Satellite Tracking Program  Search this
Sputnik  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_3187

Redefining A Mission: The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory on the Move

Author:
Doel, Ronald E  Search this
Subject:
Aldrich, Loyal Blaine 1884-1965  Search this
Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-  Search this
Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics  Search this
Harvard College Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
p. 137-153
Date:
1990
Topic:
Astrophysics  Search this
International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Astrophysicists  Search this
Satellite Tracking Program  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_3657

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