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Creators:
Giacconi, Riccardo
Dates:
1955-2002
Size:
82.13 cu. ft. (80 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes) (1 16x20 box) (1 blueprint storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7416
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document Riccardo Giacconi's professional career, and consist of papers illustrating his scientific work and administrative records relating to the institutions at which he worked. There is extensive documentation of Giacconi's professional activities, including meetings attended, papers presented (and published), his services a...

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Creators:
Giacconi, Riccardo
Dates:
circa 1958-1992, 2008
Size:
28 cu. ft. (28 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the professional papers of Riccardo Giacconi (1931-2018), an astrophysicist specializing in x-ray astronomy and who was awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of cosmic x-ray sources. Giacconi's papers document his research, participation in the larger astrophysics community, and influence on ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-330
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) as they existed on October 28, 2016. SAO, with the Harvard College Observatory, jointly administers the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA). The International CHASC Astro-Statistics Collaboration website is a listing of resource...

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Creators:
Giacconi, Riccardo, interviewee
Dates:
2004
Size:
5 audiotapes (reference copies). 5 videotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9617
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Central Engineering Dept
Dates:
1984-2000
Size:
64.54 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (61.54 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Assignment/Support Requests. For projects funded through the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), the mechanism for formally requesting engineering support is to submit a form called an "Assignment/Support Request" (ASR). An ASR functions both as an internal purchase order for engineering services, and as ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Central Engineering Dept
Dates:
1992-1996
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-193
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a continuation of materials from Accessions 05-007, 05-075, and 06-075. Records include drawings for various components of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Chandra X-Ray Observatory (formerly the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility or AXAF). Materials include lists, forms, and drawings.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Central Engineering Dept
Dates:
1975-2000
Size:
0.15 cu. ft. (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a continuation of materials from accessions 05-007 and 05-075. Records include drawings for various components of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Chandra X-Ray Observatory (formerly the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility or AXAF). Materials include lists, drawings, and floppy disks.

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Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9539
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, High Energy Astrophysics Division
Dates:
1973-1985
Size:
0.8 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 467
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of administrative memoranda distributed by Benson Rowe, the Program Manager for the Division. The memoranda concern budgets and expenditures, personnel actions, travel and work requests, and other administrative matters. They do not contain the product of the Division's scientific research, although budgeting and ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-320
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites and a mobile website maintained by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory which operates the Chandra X-ray Observatory for the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The Chandra X-ray Observatory website, crawled on May 29, 2015, includes information about the telescope and its ...

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