Publications

Joseph S. Tenn

  1. Wilets, L., E. Guth, & J.S. Tenn, “Heavy Ion Coulomb Fission,” in International Nuclear Physics Conference; proceedings of the conference held September 12-17, 1966, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Edited by Richard L. Becker, C. D. Goodman, P. H. Stelson and A. Zucker. (Academic Press, New York, 1967), p.828. [Abstract of paper presented at above-named conference, Oak Ridge, 1966].

  2. Wilets, L., E. Guth, & J.S. Tenn, “Adiabatic High Energy Coulomb Fission by Very Heavy Ions,” in Proceedings of the International Conference in Nuclear Structure, Tokyo, September 7-13, 1967. Edited by J. Sanada. (Physical Society of Japan, Tokyo, 1968), p.217. [Abstract of paper presented at above-named conference, Tokyo, 1967].

  3. Wilets, L., E. Guth, & J.S. Tenn, “Coulomb Fission by Very Heavy Ions,” Physical Review 156, 1349-1358 (1967).

  4. “A Model for High Energy Neutron-Liquid He4 Scattering,” Bulletin of the American Physical Society  15, 58 (1970) [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.P.S., Chicago, 1970].

  5. Puff, R.D. & J.S. Tenn, “High Energy Neutron-Liquid He4 Scattering and the He4 Condensate Density,” Physical Review A 1, 125-132 (1970).

  6. Elementary Excitations, Bose-Einstein Condensation, and Neutron Scattering: A Study of Liquid Helium Four, Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Washington, 1970.

  7. Tenn, J.S. & E.M. Barsman, “On the Spectrum of FG Sagittae, 1972-74,” Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society  7, 432 (1975). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., San Diego, 1974].

  8. The Search for Solar Neutrinos,” Griffith Observer  40, 8, 2-9 (1976). [Honorable mention in the magazine’s 1976 essay contest].

  9. Astronomy as a Major Part of an Innovative B.A. Program in Physics,” Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific  88, 619 (1976). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.S.P., Berkeley, 1976].

  10. Astronomy in the Undergraduate Physics Curriculum,” Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society  8, 546 (1976). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., Honolulu, 1977].

  11. Tenn, J.S. & Miriam Carolin, “A Qualitative Analysis of the Spectrum of FG Sge, 1972-76,” Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 89, 622 (1977) [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.S.P., Claremont, 1977].

  12. “Six Years' Experience with a Flexible B.A. Program in Physics,” American Association of Physics Teachers Announcer  7, 4, 1 (1977). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.P.T., San Francisco, 1978].

  13. “College Astronomy for Everyone,” Mercury  7, 38 (1978).

  14. Cosmic Distances and QSO’sMercury  8, 4, 67-71 (1979).

  15. The Ninetieth Annual Scientific Meeting of the A.S.P: Quasars and Active Galaxies,” Mercury  8, 5, 101-108 (1979).

  16. “Exploring the Unknown,” Santa Rosa Press-Democrat , Dec. 14, 1979, p. 15A.

  17. Arthur Stanley Eddington: A Centennial Tribute,” Mercury 11, 6, 178-181 (1982).

  18. “Modern Astronomy: An Activities Approach,” Science Activities  21, 2, 45 (1984) [Book Review].

  19. “Ancient Astronauts, Cosmic Collisions, and Other Popular Theories about Man's Past,” Science Activities  22, 2, 44 (1985) [Book Review].

  20. “Physics with Computers,” Science Activities  23, 2, 44 (1986) [Book Review].

  21. A Brief History of the Bruce Medal of the A.S.P.,” Mercury  15, 4, 103-109, 111, 125 (1986).

  22. The Hugginses, the Drapers, and the Rise of Astrophysics,” Griffith Observer  50, 10, 2-11, 14-15 (1986) [Fourth prize in the magazine’s 1985 essay contest].

  23. The Bruce Medalists,” Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific  98, 1112 (1986) [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.S.P., Boulder, 1986].

  24. “Star Guide,” Science Activities  24, 3, 42 (1987) [Book Review].

  25. Simon Newcomb: A Famous and Forgotten American Astronomer,” Griffith Observer  51, 11, 2-11, 14 (1987) [Honorable mention in the magazine’s 1986 essay contest].

  26. “What Physics Graduates Do,” American Association of Physics Teachers Announcer  18, 4, 143 (1988) [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.P.T., San Francisco, 1989].

  27. William H. Wright: The Man Who Declined the Bruce Medal,” Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific  101, 435 (1989) [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.S.P., Victoria, 1988].

  28. The Rise and Fall of Astrophotography,” Griffith Observer 53, 8, 2-11 (1989) [Honorable mention in the magazine’s 1987 essay contest] (hires version 12.5MB).

  29. The Bruce Medalists,” Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific  101, 889 (1989). [Abstract of invited paper presented at the centennial meeting of the A.S.P., Berkeley, 1989. A photo exhibit of the 82 medalists was also presented at this meeting].
  30. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Simon Newcomb,” Mercury  19, 1, 18, 30 (1990).

  31. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Arthur Auwers,” Mercury  19, 2, 49-50 (1990).

  32. Bruce Medalist Profiles: David Gill,” Mercury  19, 3, 84-85 (1990).

  33. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli,” Mercury  19, 4, 116-117 (1990).

  34. David Gill: The Education of an Astronomer,” Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific  102, 1337 (1990) [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.S.P., Boston, 1990].

  35. Bruce Medalist Profiles: William Huggins,” Mercury 19, 5, 148-149, 153 (1990).

  36. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Hermann Carl Vogel,” Mercury 19, 6, 172-173, 191 (1990).

  37. “The Microverse,” Science Activities  27, 4, 43 (1990) [Book Review].

  38. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Edward Charles Pickering,” Mercury 20, 1, 26-27, 30 (1991).

  39. Bruce Medalist Profiles: George William Hill,” Mercury  20, 2, 52-53 (1991).

  40. William H. Wright's Early Planetary Photography in the Near Infrared and Near Ultraviolet,” Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society  23, 873 (1991) [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., Seattle, 1991].

  41. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Jules Henri Poincaré,” Mercury  20, 4, 111-112 (1991).

  42. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Jacobus C. Kapteyn,” Mercury  20, 5, 145-147, 159 (1991).

  43. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Oskar Backlund,” Mercury  20, 6, 175, 178-179 (1991).

  44. Hindsight: Karl Schwarzschild,” Mercury  20, 179 (1991) [sidebar to Backlund biography].

  45. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Wallace Campbell,” Mercury  21, 2, 62=63, 75 (1992).

  46. Bruce Medalist Profiles: George Ellery Hale,” Mercury  21, 3, 94-96, 110 (1992).

  47. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Edward Emerson Barnard,” Mercury 21, 5, 164-166 (1992).

  48. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Ernest W. Brown,” Mercury  21, 6, 194-196 (1992).

  49. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Henri A. Deslandres,” Mercury  22, 1, 18-19, 28 (1993).

  50. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Frank W. Dyson,” Mercury  22, 2, 49-50, 63 (1993).

  51. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Benjamin Baillaud,” Mercury  22, 3, 86-87 (1993).

  52. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Arthur Stanley Eddington,” Mercury  22, 4, 119-121 (1993).

  53. Henry Norris Russell: the Twentieth Bruce MedalistMercury  22, 5, 19-21 (1993).

  54. Tenn, J.S., L.R. Cominsky, & G.G. Spear, “Yes, There Are Jobs in Astronomy,” American Association of Physics Teachers Announcer  23, 50 (1993). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.P.T., San Diego, 1994].

  55. “Highlights of California Astronomy from the 1880s to the 1980s,” American Association of Physics Teachers Announcer  23, 96 (1993). [Abstract of invited paper presented at meeting of the A.A.P.T., San Diego, 1994].

  56. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Robert G. Aitken,” Mercury  22, 6, 20-21 (1993).

  57. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Herbert Hall Turner,” Mercury  23, 1, 16-17 (1994).

  58. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Walter S. Adams,” Mercury  23, 2, 20-21 (1994).

  59. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Frank Schlesinger,” Mercury  23, 3, 26-27 (1994).

  60. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Max Wolf,” Mercury  23, 4, 27-28 (1994).

  61. Bruce Medalist Profiles: Willem de Sitter,” Mercury  23, 5, 28-29 (1994).

  62. Bruce Medalist Profile: John Stanley Plaskett,” Mercury  24, 1, 34-35 (1995).

  63. Bruce Medalist Profile: Carl V.L. Charlier,” Mercury  24, 3, 40-41 (1995).

  64. Bruce Medalist Profile: Alfred Fowler,” Mercury  24, 5, 36-37 (1995).

  65. “A History of Astronomy from 1890 to the Present,” Journal for the History of Astronomy 31, 2, 179 (2000). [Book Review].

  66. What Can You Do with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics?” (2001). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.P.T., San Diego, 2001 and again at the joint meeting of the AAPT northern and southern California chapters in San Luis Obispo, April, 2002].

  67. The Bruce Medalists,” Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society  33, 1355 (2001). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., Washington, 2002].

  68. Bruce Medalists at the Mt. Wilson Observatory,” Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society  36, 1338 (2004). [Abstract of invited paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., San Diego, 2005].

  69. Why Does V.M. Slipher Get So Little Respect?Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society  37, 1242 (2005). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., Washington, 2006].

  70. Lowell Observatory Enters the Twentieth Century—in the 1950s,Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society  38, 964 (2006). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., Seattle, 2007].

  71. Lowell Observatory Enters the Twentieth Century—in the 1950s,” Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage  10, 65-71 (2007).

  72. Walter Sydney Adams,” in Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, Thomas Hockey, ed., (Springer, 2007), pp. 13-15.

  73. William Wallace Campbelll,” in Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, Thomas Hockey, ed., (Springer, 2007), pp. 195-97.

  74. Frank Watson Dyson,” in Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, Thomas Hockey, ed., (Springer, 2007), pp. 320-21.

  75. Armin Otto Leuschner,” in Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, Thomas Hockey, ed., (Springer, 2007), pp. 692-94.

  76. The Bruce Medalists at 100Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society  39, 962 (2007). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., Austin, 2008].

  77. The First Century of Astronomical Spectroscopy,” Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage  13, 88-89 (2010).

  78. The Bruce Medalists: Makers of Modern Astronomy,” Astronomy Beat,  no. 61 (2010).

  79. On the Centennial of Willy Fowler and Grote Reber: It Takes All Kinds,” Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society  43 (2011). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., Seattle, 2011].

  80. Orchiston, Wayne, Hilmar W. Duerbeck, & Joseph S. Tenn, “Filling a Void: The Life and Times of the Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage,” Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society  43 (2011). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., Seattle, 2011].

  81. Long-publishing Astronomers, or the Problem of Classification,” American Astronomical Society  Meeting #219, 115.02 (2012). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., Austin, 2012].

  82. Long-publishing Astronomers, or the Problem of Classification,” Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage  15, 47-56 (2012).

  83. Sterken, Christiaan, Joseph S. Tenn, & Wayne Orchiston, “Hilmar Willi Duerbeck, 1948-2012 [obituary],” Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage  15, 68-69 (2012).

  84. Obituary: Henry L. Giclas 1910 –2007),” Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society  44, 14 (2012).

  85. Obituary: Albert G. Wilson 1918–2012),” Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society  44, 17 (2012).

  86. Hamilton Jeffers and the Double Star Catalogues,” American Astronomical Society Meeting #221, 208.04 (2013). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., Long Beach, 2013].

  87. What Else Did V. M. Slipher Do?,” in Origins of the Expanding Universe: 1912-1932, Michael Way and Deidre Hunter, eds. (Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series, vol. 471, 2013), pp. 235-248. [arXiv]

  88. Keepers of the Double Stars,” Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage  16, 81 (2013). [arXiv]

  89. The Astronomy Genealogy Project,”American Astronomical Society Meeting #223, 107.02 (2014). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., Washington, 2014].

  90. Henry Lee Giclas,” in Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, 2nd ed. Thomas Hockey, ed. (Springer, 2014).

  91. George Howard Herbig,” in Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, 2nd ed. Thomas Hockey, ed. (Springer, 2014).

  92. Hamilton Moore Jeffers,” in Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, 2nd ed. Thomas Hockey, ed. (Springer, 2014).

  93. Albert George Wilson,” in Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, 2nd ed. Thomas Hockey, ed. (Springer, 2014).

  94. What Can a Historian Do with AstroGen,” American Astronomical Society Meeting #225, 215.07 (2015). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., Seattle, 2015].

  95. From Ukiah to Yale: Frank Schlesinger and the Measurement of Stellar Positions,” Griffith Observer  80, 1, 2-16 (2016) [Second prize in the magazine’s 2015 essay contest].

  96. The Astronomy Genealogy Project: A Progress Report,” American Astronomical Society Meeting #227, 130.05 (2016). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., Kissimmee, 2016].

  97. Masters of the Universe by Helge Kragh,” [Book review], Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage  19, 96-99 (2016).

  98. Introducing AstroGen: The Astronomy Genealogy Project,” Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage  19, 298-304 (2016). [arXiv]

  99. The Astronomy Genealogy Project: It's more than just tracing your ancestry,” American Astronomical Society Meeting #229, 129.09 (2017). [Abstract of paper presented at meeting of the A.A.S., Grapevine, 2017].

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