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Balloons, Sounding

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Mankin, William, 2004-08-11

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Identifier: Item 25
Scope and Contents Oral History Interview with William Mankin, 2004. Interviewed by Diane Rabson and Patrice Pazar. 1 sound cassette (ca. 1 hr.): analog, mono. UCAR/NCAR 100; two physical versions (one master, one copy). Transcript (9 pgs.). Forms part of the UCAR/NCAR Oral History Collection. William Mankin begins by speaking about the origin of his “Physics of a Cup of Coffee” seminar and his relationship with Jack Herring of the Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, New York. After graduating from...

Rex, Daniel (Dan), 1988-06-17

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Identifier: Item 36
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Daniel Rex, 1988. Interviewed by Earl Droessler. 1 sound cassette (ca. 1 hr.) : analog, mono. Two physical versions (one master, one copy). Transcript (23 pgs.). Forms part of the UCAR/NCAR Oral History Collection. Walter Orr Roberts, the director of the High Altitude Observatory (HAO) and the first director of NCAR, recruited Daniel (Dan) F. Rex from the Navy in the early 1960s to join the not yet materialized national center as chief administrator officer with a...