Harlow Shapley

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United States astronomer (1885-1972)


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Tax deductible donations to the Willis Harlow Shapley Education Fund may be sent to Science Service, 1719 N St.
She found a thesis adviser, Harlow Shapley, who was an up-and-coming astrophysicist.
Tifft remembers those days fondly: "It was through Westinghouse and my AAVSO contacts that I met Harlow Shapley, director of the Harvard Observatory, and John Smiley, who was director of the observatory at Brown University in Rhode Island.
This task was undertaken by the American astronomer Harlow Shapley (1885-1972), making use of the new 100-inch telescope (see 1917).
Leslie Peltier was called the "world's greatest non-professional astronomer" by one of the world's greatest professional astronomers, Harlow Shapley.
The designation Harvard comes from the second monograph of the Harvard Observatory series, written by Harlow Shapley.
Williamina Fleming, Antonia Maury, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, and Annie Jump Cannon feature prominently, as does Pickering's successor, Harlow Shapley.
Harlow Shapley had invited Dad and Mom to Harvard College Observatory to combine its magazine, The Telescope, with The Sky, which my parents had taken over two years earlier from Hayden Planetarium in New York City.
During the spring of 1937 Andrews left Harvard to do research in England, and Harlow Shapley, the observatory's director, assigned editorship of The Telescope to astronomer Donald Menzel.
Nicholson and Harlow Shapley [and] Shapley named it for his infant daughter.
The story of how Harvard astronomer Harlow Shapley talked our parents into coming to HCO and merging The Sky, which they produced at the Hayden Planetarium, with The Telescope, produced at HCO, has been told in earlier issues of S&T.
After a three-year search, Harvard University replaced him with a rising young star, Harlow Shapley of Mount Wilson Observatory.