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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-322
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of six websites maintained by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). SAO, with the Harvard College Observatory, jointly administers the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA). The software website for the CfA High Energy Astrophysics Division, crawled on June 16, 2015, includes basic information ab...

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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:
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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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2012-2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-174
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of twelve websites maintained by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). SAO, with the Harvard College Observatory, jointly administers the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA). The SAO Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer Intern Program website was crawled on December 11, 2012. Th...

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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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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-332
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website, crawled January 10, 2017, dedicated to the Hinode X-ray Telescope (formerly known as the Solar-B) and its mission to observe the sun. The website includes information about the telescope and its mission as well as images and news. Data is not included in this accession. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-321
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website, crawled June 2, 2015, dedicated to the Hinode X-ray Telescope (formerly known as the Solar-B) and its mission to observe the sun. The website includes information about the telescope and its mission as well as images and news. Data is not included in this accession. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-177
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Chandra X-ray Observatory website as it existed on January 14, 2013. The website includes information about the observatory, the Chandra X-ray Center, proposal submissions, observation schedules, available data, data analysis software, fellowships, workshops, publications, and other related topics. It also i...

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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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