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Schmidt, Maarten, 1929 (astronomer)

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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on stars and other subjects, 1968-10-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/463
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley; Wilhelm Gliese; O.C. Wilson; Jeno M. Barnothy; G.M. Clemence, the Director of the Yale University Observatory; and J.S. Hey of the Royal Radar Establishment regarding the position of a 13.8 magnitude stellar object thought to be a radio source; large discrepancies between Yale and Cape parallaxes of Southern Stars; Ca. reversals in nearby stars; Maarten Schmidt's theories on quasars; H and K reversals as an indication of stellar age; arrangements for...
Dates: 1968-10-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on the Herstmonceux Conference, 1963-11-27 - 1965-10-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/647
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Herstmonceux Conference of 1965, including the following items:Correspondence with the Royal Society.Correspondence with H.J. Helms, Head of the N.A.T.O. Pure Science Bureau.Correspondence with the Hydrographer of the Navy.Details of the International Summer Course on Observational Aspects of Galactic Structure held at Athens on 9-23 September 1964.Correspondence with M. Schmidt of the California Institute of Technology,...
Dates: 1963-11-27 - 1965-10-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on the I.A.U. lunch, 1970-04-07 - 1970-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/609
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the lunch for the International Astronomical Union Executive, including correspondence with L. Perek of the Astronomical Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague, and General Secretary of the I.A.U.; R.C. Pennefather; H.W. Babcock of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories; K.F. Orogodnikov of the University of Leningrad; the Revd Father D.J.K. O'Connell, Director of Specola Vaticana, Castel Gandolfo, Vatican City; B. Strömgren of Copenhagen; P....
Dates: 1970-04-07 - 1970-08-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Group photograph

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/951
Scope and Contents An undated photograph, 214mm x 164mm, of D. Lynden-Bell, Maarten Schmidt, F. Graham Smith, S.C.B. Gascoigne, Sir Richard Woolley and Gustav Tammann seated in a group. There is an accompanying memorandum identifying the figures in the photograph.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Maarten Schmidt, 1962-05-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/280
Scope and Contents A letter from Maarten Schmidt to Sir Richard Woolley regarding a proper motion for Omega Centauri.
Dates: 1962-05-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter to Maarten Schmidt, 1962-05-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/279
Scope and Contents A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Maarten Schmidt of the California Institute of Technology regarding the measurement of a proper motion for Omega Centauri.
Dates: 1962-05-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter to Maarten Schmidt, 1966-10-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/421
Scope and Contents A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Maarten Schmidt of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, regarding a claim by Schmidt that the relation between velocity dispersion and the age of stars is such as could not be accounted for by a collapsing galaxy, but is due to collisions with gas clouds.
Dates: 1966-10-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter to O.J. Eggen, 1962-05-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/281
Scope and Contents A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to O.J. Eggen regarding the computation of the orbit of Omega Centauri in Schmidt's potential field.
Dates: 1962-05-29
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Personal correspondence, A-H, 1960 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/911
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Sir Richard Woolley regarding invitations, awards, lectures, committees, dinners and other subjects. There is correspondence with magazines concerning articles and books; with tradesmen, banks and insurance companies; with various societies, universities, schools, observatories and other institutions; and with individuals. The correspondents include J.B. Alexander; Dr Atkinson; the Astronomical Society of the Pacific; Allhallows School; Sir William Boreman's...
Dates: 1960 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Personal correspondence, A-H, 1962 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/912
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Sir Richard Woolley regarding invitations, awards, lectures, committees, dinners and other subjects. There is correspondence with magazines concerning books and articles; with tradesmen, banks and insurance companies; with various societies, universities, schools, observatories and other institutions; and with individuals. The correspondents include Lady Astor; V. Arangio-Ruiz; Dr Atkinson; Professor Cherry; J.B. Alexander; Colonel Sir Tufton Beamish; Professor...
Dates: 1962 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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