References for Harlow Shapley


  1. O J Gingerich, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
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    Books:

  2. L Belkora, Minding the Heavens: The Story of our Discovery of the Milky Way (CRC Press, 2002).
  3. K L Bryant, The Great Communicator: Harlow Shapley and the Media, 1920-1940 (AB thesis, Harvard University, 1992).
  4. J Palmeri, An Astronomer beyond the Observatory: Harlow Shapley as Prophet of Science (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Oklahoma, 2000).
  5. C Payne-Gaposchkin, An autobiography and other recollections (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1984).
  6. H Shapley, Through Rugged Ways to the Stars (Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1969).
  7. R W Smith, The Expanding Universe: Astronomy's Great Debate, 1900-1931 (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1982).

    Articles:

  8. 8. A Tribute to Harlow Shapley, 1885-1972, Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 26 (7) (1973), 8-10.
  9. G Archibald, How the "S" came to be in UNESCO, in Sixty Years of Science at UNESCO (UNESCO Publishing, 2006).
  10. B J Bok, Harlow Shapley 1885-1972, Biographical Memoirs, National Academy of Sciences 49 (Washington D.C, 1978), 241-291.
  11. B J Bok, Harlow Shapley, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society 15 (1974), 51-55.
  12. B J Bok, Harlow Shapley, Cosmographer, The American Scholar 40 (3) (1971), 470-474.
  13. Dr Harlow Shapley Elected 1947 President of AAAS, The Science News-Letter 51 (1) (1947), 2.
  14. Doctor Harlow Shapley Receives Pontifical Honor, The Science News-Letter 40 (24) (1941), 372.
  15. N Edmonson Jr, Through Rugged Ways to the Stars, by Harlow Shapley, Physics Today 23 (1970), 70-71.
  16. J D Fernie, The Period-Luminosity Relation: A Historical Review, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 81 (1969), 707-731.
  17. Franklin Medal Will Go to Dr Harlow Shapley, The Science News-Letter 47 (14) (1945), 211.
  18. O Gingerich, How Shapley Came to Harvard or, Snatching the Prize from the Jaws of Debate, Journal for the History of Astronomy 19 (1988), 201-207.
  19. O Gingerich, Through Rugged Ways to the Galaxies, Journal for the History of Astronomy 21 (1990), 77-88.
  20. O Gingerich, Harlow Sharpley and Mount Wilson, Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 26 (7) (1973), 10-24.
  21. O Gingerich, Through Rugged Ways to the Galaxies, Journal for the History of Astronomy 21 (1990), 77-78.
  22. Harlow Shapley, Sigma Xi Quarterly 26 (1) (1938), 36-37.
  23. Harlow Shapley at 80, Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 19 (3) (1965), 7.
  24. H Haydn, Celebration: Harlow Shapley, The American Scholar 40 (3) (1971), 469.
  25. H Hoagland, Harlow Shapley - Some recollections, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 77 (459) (1965), 422-430.
  26. H S Hogg, Harlow Shapley and Globular Clusters, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 77 (458) (1965), 336-346.
  27. M A Hoskin, The 'Great Debate': What Really Happened, Journal for the History of Astronomy 7 (1976), 169-182.
  28. H M Jeffers, Address of the Retiring President of the Society in Awarding the Bruce Gold Medal to Professor Harlow Shapley, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 51 (300) (1939), 77-84.
  29. G J Knight, Harlow Shapley: Surveyor of the Galaxy, The Science Teacher 54 (5) (1987), 54-58.
  30. Z Kopal, Obituary - Shapley, Martha-Betz 1890-1981, Astrophysics and Space Science 79 (1981), 261-264.
  31. K F Mather, Harlow Shapley, Man of the World, The American Scholar 40 (3) (1971), 475-481.
  32. C Payne-Gaposchkin, Harlow Shapley, The Scientific Monthly 64 (3) (1947), 189-191.
  33. H Shapley and H D Curtis, The Scale of the Universe, Bulletin of the National Research Council 2 (1921), 171-217.
  34. H Smith, Bailey, Shapley, and Variable Stars in Globular Clusters, Journal for the History of Astronomy 31 (2000), 185-201.
  35. H A Smith and V Trimble, Shapley, Harlow, in T Hockey, V Trimble and T R Williams (eds.), Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers (Springer Publishing, New York, 2014).
  36. O Struve, Harlow Shapley: President of AAAS, 1947, Science (New Series) 105 (2720) (1947), 163.
  37. S J Woolf, Dr Harlow Shapley, American Scientist 34 (3) (1946), 467-470.