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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-176
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Aesthetics and Astronomy" website maintained by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics as it existed on October 29, 2012. The Aesthetics and Astronomy project studies the perception of multi-wavelength astronomical imagery and the effects of the scientific and artistic choices in processing astronomical...

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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:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Contracts and Procurement Office
Dates:
1991-1999
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-171
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory projects and activities. Materials include proposals, correspondence, progress reports, cost estimates, notes, final project reports, research announcements, and memoranda.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-206
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA), High Energy Astrophysics Division website as it existed on March 17, 2015. The CfA is jointly administered by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and the Harvard College Observatory. The website is a portal for individual project websites and also incl...

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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, Sponsored Programs and Procurement Department
Dates:
1988-2008
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-222
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting outside funding for Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) research, projects, and activities. These materials document grants administered by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and other miscellaneous institutions. Materials include proposals, quotations, and bids from contractors, equipment make...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
1959-1972
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-141
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of publications from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). Materials include SAO annual reports, special reports, semi-annual reports, and serials.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
1967
Size:
6.16 cu. ft. (16 blueprint storage tubes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-151
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of star charts used for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalogue, first published in 1966. These records were originally transferred to the National Archives in 1971 and eventually transferred to Smithsonian Institution Archives in July 1980.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Office of Human Resources
Dates:
1960-1988
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-166
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of appointment letters, curricula vitae, personnel papers, and related materials for Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory No-Fee Consultants.

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Dates:
1987
Size:
(Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9535
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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