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Henry Norris Russell

David H. DeVorkin

Henry Norris Russell

dean of American astronomers

by David H. DeVorkin

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russell, Henry Norris, -- 1877-1957,
  • Astronomers -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [451]-478) and index.

    StatementDavid H. DeVorkin.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB36.R78 D49 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 499 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages499
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15494181M
    ISBN 100691049181
    LC Control Number99059472
    OCLC/WorldCa42912464

    IAU Symposium No. 80, The HR Diagram - The th Anniversary of Henry Norris Russell was held on November , at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington D. C., in order to commemmorate the birth of Henry Norris Russell on Octo and to .   In , three years before her death, she would receive the prestigious (if not, in this case, ironically named) Henry Norris Russell Lectureship, which is awarded each year by the American.

    Henry Norris Russell: Dean of American AstronomersThis first book-length biography of Russell, by the curator of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, is likely to remain the. Henry Norris Russell Papers. Related Topics. History of science. The collection consists of personal papers of Russell (Princeton Class of ), other research papers, book reviews, published lectures, and radio broadcasts. His voluminous international correspondence with colleagues and friends, mostly.

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Henry Norris Russell explained the correlation between spectral types and absolute magnitudes of stars, and confirmed the distinction between giant stars and "dwarfs". He determined stellar masses by analyzing light from eclipsing binary stars, co-authored a textbook that was for decades the world's most widely-used and trusted English-language Born: Henry Norris Russell is the author of Einstein's Theory of Relativity ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Determinations of Stellar P 5/5(1).

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Henry Russell was born on Octoin Oyster Bay, New York. He received his higher education at Princeton University and had earned his Ph.D. by the age of He became the director of Princeton's observatory in During the course of his observations, Russell discovered a relationship. RUSSELL, HENRY NORRIS(b.

Oyster Bay, New York [1], 25 October ; d. Princeton, New Jersey [2], 18 February )astrophysics, l was educated at home until the age of twelve before attending a preparatory school in Princeton, the home of his maternal grandparents.

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