References for Victor Amazaspovich Ambartsumian

  1. R A McCutcheon, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
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  2. A M Arzumanyan, Envoy of the Stars (Academician Victor Ambartsumyan) (Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1987).
  3. A M Arzumanyan, The Sky, Stars, the Universe (Armenian) (Yerevan, 1988).
  4. A Blaauw, History of the IAU: The Birth and First Half-Century of the IAU (Kluwer, Boston, 1994).
  5. L V Mirzoyan, Victor Ambartsumian (Life and Activity) (Russian) (Hayastan, Yerevan, 1985).
  6. Stages of life and scientific concepts (Russian) (Moscow, 2011).


  7. A A Akopian and E S Parsamian, On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Academician V A Ambartsumian, Astrophysics  52 (2009), 322-34.
  8. Ambartsumian's view on astronomy of XX century, Ambartsumyan (2008).
  9. A Blaauw, V A Ambartsumian (18 September 1908 - 12 August 1996), Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy. Indian Academy of Sciences 18 (1997), 1-8.
  10. A Blaauw, Ambartsumian, Victor Amazaspovich, in T Hockey, V Trimble and T R Williams (eds.), Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers (Springer Publishing, New York, 2014).
  11. A Boyarchuk, Influence of V A Ambartsumian on the Development of Astronomy, in Y Terzian, E Khachikian and D Weedman (eds.), Active Galactic Nuclei and Related Phenomena, Proceedings of IAU Syposium 194, held 17-21 Aug. 1998, in Yerevan, Armenia (Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, 1999), 467-472.
  12. S Chandrasekhar, To Victor Ambartsumian on His 80th Birthday, Astronomy and Astrophysics 18 (1997), 3-4.
  13. Chronological list of V A Ambartsumian's dates of life.
  14. F J Dyson, Letter from Armenia, New Yorker 6 (12) (1971), 126-137.
  15. Editors, V A Ambartsumian - a life in science, Astrophysics 51 (3) (2008), 280-293.
  16. A I Eremeeva, Political Repression and Personality: The History of Political Repression Against Soviet Astronomers, J. Hist. Astron. 26 (1995), 297-324.
  17. H A Harutyunian, Ambartsumian's Paradigm for the Activity of Galactic Nuclei and the Evolution of Galaxies, Astrophysics 52 (2009), 307-321.
  18. H A Harutyunian and A M Mickaelian, V A Ambartsumian and the Activity of Galactic Nuclei, in H A Harutyunian, A M Mickaelian and Y Terzian (eds.), Evolution of Cosmic Objects through their Physical Activity, Proceedings of the Conference dedicated to Viktor Ambartsumian?s 100th anniversary, held 15-18 Sep 2008 in Yerevan and Byurakan, Armenia ("Gitutyun", Yerevan, 2010), 134-151.
  19. In Passing: Victor Amazaspovich Ambartsumian (1908-1996), Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada 90 (1996), 351-352.
  20. G Israelian, In Memorial of Professor Victor Ambartsumian, The Hot Star Newsletter 24 (1996), 1-3.
  21. G Israelian, Obituary: Victor Amazaspovich Ambartsumian, 1912-1996, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 29 (4) (1997), 1466-1467.
  22. W Iwanowska, Ambartsumian's Views on Structure and Evolution of the Universe, in P Flin and H W Duerbeck (eds.), Morphological Cosmology. Proceedings of the XIth Cracow Cosmological School held in Cracow, Poland, Aug. 22-31, 1988 (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, New York, 1989), 399-404.
  23. E Ye Khachikian, Ambartsumyan - Concept of Active Galactic Nuclei, Astrophysics 53 (1) (2010), 1-17.
  24. D Lynden-Bell, Obituary: Victor Ambartsumian, The Independent (26 August 1996).
  25. D Lynden-Bell and V Gurzadyan, Victor Amazaspovich Ambartsumian, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 44 (1998), 23-34.
  26. A G Massevitch, Victor Amazaspovich Ambartsumian, Encyclopaedia Britannica (2018).
  27. N U Mayall, Award of the Bruce Gold Medal to Prof V A Ambartsumian, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 72 (1960), 73-75.
  28. R A McCutcheon, The Early Career of Viktor Amazaspovich Ambartsumian: An Interview (2 October 1987), Astronomy Quarterly 7 (3) (1990), 143-176.
  29. R A McCutcheon, The 1936-37 Purge of Soviet Astronomers, Slavic Review 50 (1) (1991), 100-117.
  30. L V Mirzoyan, A Short Review on V A Ambartsumian's Life and Activity.
  31. R M Muradyan, Origin of Galactic Rotation in the Ambartsumyan Cosmogony, Astrophysics 11 (1975), 161-168.
  32. A G Nikoghossian, Ambartsumian's Methods in the Theory of Radiative Transfer, Astrophysics 52 (2009), 1-23.
  33. L P Ossipkov, On the Jubilee of Academician V A Ambartsumyan Statistical Mechanics of Stellar Systems: From Ambartsumyan Onward, Astrophysics 51 (2008), 428-442.
  34. J-C Pecker, Victor Ambartsumian and the IAU, Astrophysics 29 (1988), 409-412.
  35. R O Redman, The award of the Gold Medal to Professor V A Ambartsumian, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society 1 (1960), 23-25.