Interview with Jean-Louis Steinberg

Description

Jean-Louis Steinberg, 1922-2016. Interviewed 8 July 1976 at Meudon, length of interview: 120 minutes.

Creator

Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III

Rights

NRAO/AUI/NSF

Type

Oral History

Interviewer

Sullivan, Woodruff T., III

Interviewee

Steinberg, Jean-Louis

Location

Original Format of Digital Item

Audio cassette tape

Duration

120 minutes

Interview Date

1976-07-08

Interview Topics

Much detail on 1946-50 French solar work under Rocard at École Normale Superieure; equipment development, growth of radio astronomy group; solar monitoring and eclipse observations and expeditions; birth and growth of Nançay station; solar grating-array interferometers; relationship to other groups; move to Meudon; theory of solar bursts and quiet emissions; lots of philosophy.

Series

Working Files Series

Unit

Individuals Unit

Citation

Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III, “Interview with Jean-Louis Steinberg,” NRAO/AUI Archives, accessed June 14, 2024, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/15220.