Geoffrey Burbidge Bibliography

Papers, etc.

Burbidge’s papers are at the Mandeville Special Collections Library, University of California, San Diego. There are 1974, 1975, and 1977 oral history interviews at the AIP Niels Bohr Library & Archives

Other References: Historical

Arp, Halton, Seeing Red: Redshifts, Cosmology & Academic Science (Aperion, Montreal, 1998).

Burbidge, G., “Attempts by a Theorist to Work with Martin Ryle in the Cavendish, 1953-1955, ” Astr. Nach. 328, 432-33 (2007).

Croswell, Ken, The Alchemy of the Heavens: Searching for Meaning in the Milky Way (Anchor Books, NY, 1995).

Hoyle, Fred, Home is Where the Wind Blows: Chapters from a Cosmologist’s Life (University Science Books, Mill Valley, CA, 1994).

Lieberman, Bruce, “Married to a Theory,” San Diego Union-Tribune, 16 February 2005.

Panek, Richard, “Two Against the Big Bang,” Discover 26, 11, 48-54 (Nov 2005).

Robinson, Leif J., “Geoffrey Burbidge: KPNO’s Man at the Top,” Sky & Telescope 66, 195 (1983)., An Interview With Geoffrey Burbidge, Getting Past the Big Bang, Part 2: Alternative Views

Wallerstein, George, et al, “Synthesis of the Elements in Stars: Forty Years of Progress,” Revs. Mod. Phys. 69, 995-1084 (1997).

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Other References: Scientific

Burbidge, Geoffrey, “Selected Publications of Geoffrey Burbidge.” This list includes links to several publications posted online.

Burbidge, E. Margaret & G.R. Burbidge, “Hydrogen and Helium Line Intensities in Some Be Stars,” Ap.J. 113, 84-92 (1951).

Burbidge, E.M. & G.R. Burbidge, “The Abundances of the Elements,” Observatory 73, 69-74 (1953).

Burbidge, G.R. & E. Margaret Burbidge, “An Analysis of the Magnetic Variable α2 Canum Venaticorum,” Ap.J. 121, 774-75 (1955) and Ap.J. Supp. 1, 431-77 (1955).

Burbidge, E. Margaret & G.R. Burbidge, “Chemical Composition of the BA II Star HD 46407 and its Bearing on Element Synthesis in Stars,” Ap.J. 126, 357-85 (1957).

Burbidge, E. Margaret, Geoffrey R. Burbidge, William A. Fowler, and Fred Hoyle, “Synthesis of the Elements in Stars,” Revs. Mod. Physics 29, 547-650 (1957) [The famous B2FH paper].

Burbidge, E.M. & G. Burbidge, “Stellar Evolution,” Handbuch der Physik 51, 134-295 (1958).

Burbidge, G.R., “Estimates of the Total Energy in Particles and Magnetic Field in the Non-Thermal Radio Sources,” Ap.J. 129, 849-51 (1959).

Burbidge, E. Margaret, G.R. Burbidge, & K.H. Prendergast, “The Rotation, Mass Distribution and Mass of NGC 5055,” Ap.J. 131, 282-92 (1960)

Burbidge, G.R., E.M. Burbidge, & A.R. Sandage, “Evidence for Violent Events in the Nuclei of Galaxies,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 39, 947-72 (1963).

Hoyle, F., W.A. Fowler, G.R. Burbidge, & E.M. Burbidge, “On Relativistic Astrophysics,” Ap.J. 139, 909-28 (1964).

Gould, R. J. & G.R. Burbidge, “Review paper: High energy Cosmic Photons and Neutrinos,” Astronomical Observations from Space Vehicles, Proceedings from Symposium no. 23 held in Liege, Belgium, 17 to 20 August 1964. Edited by Jean-Louis Steinberg. International Astronomical Union. Symposium no. 23, (Impr. Taffin-Lefort, 1965), pp.195-225.

Burbidge, Geoffrey & Margaret Burbidge, Quasi-stellar Objects (W.H. Freeman, San Francisco, 1967).

Burbidge, G.,“The Nuclei of Galaxies,” Ann. Rev. Astron. Ap. 8, 369-460 (1970).

Wolfe, A.M. & G.R. Burbidge, “Black Holes in Elliptical Galaxies,” Ap.J. 161, 419-35 (1970).

Burbidge, E.M., G.R. Burbidge, P.M. Solomon & P.A. Strittmatter, “Apparent Associations Between Bright Galaxies and Quasi-Stellar Objects,” Ap.J. 171, 233-40 (1971).

Burbidge, G., “Was There Really a Big Bang?” Nature 233, 36-40 (1971).

Burbidge, E.M. & G.R. Burbidge, “Optical Observations of Southern Radio Sources,” Ap.J. 172, 37-41 (1972).

K. Brecher & G. Burbidge, “Extragalactic Cosmic Rays,” Ap.J. 174, 253-91 (1972).

Burbidge, G., “The Riddle of the Redshifts,” Mitt. Astron. Ges. 34, 19-42 (1973).

Burbidge, G.R. & S.L. Odell, “On the Apparent Association of Quasi-Stellar Objects with Clusters or Groups of Galaxies with About the Same Redshift,” Ap.J. 182, L47-L51 (1973).

Burbidge, G.R. & S.L. Odell, “The Redshift-Magnitude Relation for Quasi-Stellar Objects,” Ap.J. 183, 759-66 (1973).

Burbidge, G.R., T.W. Jones & S.L. Odell, “Physics of Compact Nonthermal Sources. III. Energetic Considerations,” Ap.J. 193, 43-54 (1974).

Baldwin, J.A., E.M. Burbidge, G.R. Burbidge, C. Hazard, L.B. Robinson, & E.J. Wampler, “An Analysis of the Spectrum of the Large-Redshift Quasi-Stellar Object OQ 172,” Ap.J. 193, 513-23 (1974).

Burbidge, E.M. & G.R. Burbidge, “The Masses of Galaxies,” in Galaxies and the Universe, ed. A. Sandage, M. Sandage, & J. Kristian. (U. of Chicago Press, 1975), p. 81.

Burbidge, G., “On the Masses and Relative Velocities of Galaxies,” Ap.J. 196, L7-L10 (1975).

Burbidge, E.M. & G.R. Burbidge, “Empirical evidence concerning absorption lines and radiation pressure in quasi-stellar objects,“ Ap.J. 202, 287-95 (1975).

Burbidge, G., S.L. Odell, D.H. Roberts, & Harding E. Smith, “On the origin of the absorption spectra of quasistellar and BL Lacertae objects,” Ap.J. 218, 33-38 (1977).

Burbidge, G.R., A.H. Crowne, & Harding E. Smith “An Optical Catalog of Quasi Stellar Objects,” Ap.J. Supp. 33, 113-88 (1977).

Roberts, D.H., G.R. Burbidge, A.H. Crowne, V.T. Junkkarinen, E.M. Burbidge, & H.E. Smith, “A study of the absorption-line spectra of six high-redshift quasi-stellar objects,” Ap.J. 224, 344-67 (1978).

Burbidge, G. & A.H. Crowne, “An Optical Catalog of Radio Galaxies,” Ap.J. Supp. 40, 583-655 (1979).

Burbidge, G.R. & Adelaide Hewitt, Revised Catalogue of Quasi Stellar Objects (Kitt Peak National Observatory, Tucson, 1980).

Narlikar, J.V. & G.R. Burbidge, “An Empirical Approach to Cosmology,” Astrophys. & Space Sci. 74, 111-129 (1981).

Burbidge, Geoffrey, “The Very High-Luminosity Infrared Galaxies — Are They Very Young?” PASP 98, 1252-57 (1986).

Hewitt, A. & G. Burbidge, A New Optical Catalog of Quasi-Stellar Objects (University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1987).

Hewitt, A. & G. Burbidge, “A Revised and Updated Catalog of Quasi Stellar Objects,” Ap.J. Suppl 87, 451-947 (1993).

Burbidge, G. & F. Hoyle, “The Origin of Helium and the Other Light Elements,” Ap.J. 509, L1-L3 (1998).

Burbidge, G., F. Hoyle, & J.V. Narlikar, “A Different Approach to Cosmology,” Physics Today 52, 4, 38-44 (1999) and Albrecht, Andreas, “Reply to ‘A Different Approach to Cosmology,’” Physics Today 52, 4, 44-46 (April 1999).

Burbidge, G., F. Hoyle,& J.V. Narlikar, A Different Approach to Cosmology: From a Static Universe through the Big Bang towards Reality (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2000).

Banerjee, S.K., J.V. Narlikar, N.C. Wickramasinghe, F. Hoyle, and G. Burbidge, “Possible Interpretations of the Magnitude-Redshift Relation for Supernovae of Type Ia,” Astronomical Journal 119, 2583-2588 (2000).

Burbidge, Geoffrey, “Noncosmological Redshifts,” PASP 113, 899-902 (2001).

Narlikar, J.V., R.G. Vishwakarma, & G. Burbidge, “Interpretations of the Accelerating Universe,” PASP 114, 1092-96 (2002).

Burbidge, E.M. & G. Burbidge, “The Ejection of QSOs from AGN: A Phenomenon That Cannot be Denied,” in S. Collin, F. Combes, & Isaac Shlosman, eds., Active Galactic Nuclei: from Central Engine to Host Galaxy. Proceedings of a Conference held in Paris-Meudon Observatory, Meudon, France, July 23-27, 2002,, p. 75.

Burbidge, G. R., “The Sources of Gamma-Ray Bursts and Their Connections with QSOs and Active Galaxies,” Ap.J. 585, 112-20 (2003).

Burbidge, G., E.M. Burbidge, & H. Arp, “The Nature of the Ultraluminous X-ray Sources inside Galaxies and Their Relation to Local QSOs,” Astr. & Astrophys. 400, L17-L19 (2003).

Burbidge, G.R., “Connections between Gamma-Ray Bursts, QSOs and Active Galaxies,” Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements 132, 305-07 (2004).

Galianni, Pasquale, E.M. Burbidge, H. Arp, V. Junkkarinen, G. Burbidge, & Stefano Zibetti, “The Discovery of a High-Redshift X-Ray-Emitting QSO Very Close to the Nucleus of NGC 7319,” Ap.J. 620, 88- (2005).

Burbidge, Geoffrey, “The Case Against Primordial Nucleosynthesis,” in V. Hill, P. François, & F. Primas, eds., From Lithium to Uranium: Elemental Tracers of Early Cosmic Evolution, IAU Symposium Proceedings of the international Astronomical Union 228, Held in Paris, France, May 23-27, 2005 (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2005), pp. 71-76.

Burbidge, Geoffrey, “The State of Cosmology,” in Jean-Claude Pecker and Jayant Narlikar, eds., Current Issues in Cosmology (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2006), pp. 3-16.

Burbidge, E. Margaret & Geoffrey Burbidge, “The Redshifts of Galaxies and QSOs,” in Jean-Claude Pecker and Jayant Narlikar, eds., Current Issues in Cosmology (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2006), pp. 17-36.

Burbidge, Geoffrey, “Gamma-ray bursts, QSOs and active galaxies,” Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 365, 1357-61 (2007).

Burbidge, G., “A Realistic Cosmological Model Based on Observations and Some Theory Developed Over the Last 90 Years,” Il Nuovo Cimento B 122, 1437-52 (2007).

Burbidge, G., “B2FH, the Cosmic Microwave Background and Cosmology,” Pubs. Astr. Soc. Australia 25, 30-35 (2008).

Narlikar, Jayant & Geoffrey Burbidge, Facts and Speculations in Cosmology (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2008).

Burbidge, G. & W.M. Napier, “Associations of High-Redshift Quasi-Stellar Objects with Active, Low-Redshift Spiral Galaxies,” Ap.J. 706, 657-64 (2009).

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Other Works: Popularizations, History, etc.

Burbidge, Geoffrey, “Concluding Remarks,” in Douglas Gough, ed., The Scientific Legacy of Fred Hoyle (Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, UK, 2005), 240-43.

Burbidge, G. & E.M. Burbidge, “Obituary: Sir Fred Hoyle,” Observatory 122, 133-35 (2002).

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