Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Abbot, Charles Greeley

An informal autobiography is provided by Charles Greeley Abbot, Adventures in the World of Science (1958). David H. DeVorkin, �Charles Greeley Abbot,� in Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 73, pp. 3 - 23 (1998), is a short biography; and David H. DeVorkin, �Defending a Dream: Charles Greeley Abbot's Years at the Smithsonian,� Journal for the History of Astronomy, vol. 21, part 1, no. 63, pp. 121 - 136 (February 1990), discusses Abbot's influence on the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.


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