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Scientists

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Lilly, Doug, 1988-08-08

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Identifier: Item 23
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Doug Lilly, 1988. Interviewed by Nancy Gauss. 1 sound cassette (ca. 1 hr.) : analog, mono. UCAR/NCAR 49; two physical versions (one master, one copy). Forms part of the UCAR/NCAR Oral History Collection. Doug Lilly begins the interview by discussing his educational training prior to arriving at NCAR. Although Lilly completed his undergraduate work in physics at Stanford University on a Navy ROTC scholarship, he always envisioned going into meteorology. After serving...

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...

Medrud, Nelder, 1988-05-26

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Identifier: Item 27
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Nelder Medrud, 1988. Interviewed by Carol Rasmussen. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 2 hrs.) : analog, mono. Two physical versions (one master, one copy). Transcript (26 pgs.). Forms part of the UCAR/NCAR Oral History Collection. Nelder Medrud begins the interview with a discussion of his life history, education and research prior to arriving at NCAR. Medrud became acquainted with NCAR through Phil Thompson and Henry van de Boogaard while at the University of Stockholm,...

Roberts, Walter Orr, 1966

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Identifier: Item 38
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Walter Orr Roberts, 1966. One sound cassette (ca. 1 hr.) : analog, mono. Two physical versions (one master, one copy). Transcript (24 pgs.). Forms part of the UCAR/NCAR Oral History Collection. In this interview Walter Orr Roberts discusses the war time (World War II) and working in isolation at the observatory in the mining community of Climax, Colorado. He talks about observing the Sun’s corona, using the chronograph and doing special cosmic ray work with gold. The...