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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.


  • Creation: 1966-10-03


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Language of Materials


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Finding aid date

2006-06-30 08:43:12+00:00

Includes index.

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