Biography and History

Martin Schwarzschild was a German-American astronomer and Princeton University professor. Pioneering the use of stratoscopic balloon-mounted instruments, his work led to greater understanding in the fields of stellar structure and stellar evolution.

Source: From the finding aid for C0373

  • Martin Schwarzschild Papers. 1939-1994 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0373

    Consists of selected correspondence and scientific papers of Martin Schwarzchild, a German-American astronomer and Princeton professor who pioneered the use of balloon-mounted instruments to study stellar structure and evolution.