Margaret Burbidge Bibliography

Papers, etc.

Papers as director of the Royal Greenwich Observatory are at the RGO Archives at the University of Cambridge. Most of her papers are at the UCSD Library. There is a 1978 oral history interview available at the AIP Niels Bohr Library & Archives, and another oral interview at the UCSD Library.

Other References: Historical

Reed, J., “A Great Woman Astronomer Leaves England Again,” Smithsonian (Jan 1974), p. 34.

Burbidge, E.M., “Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Henry Norris Russell Lecture: Fifty Years of Novae,” Abstract of paper presented at AAS meeting #194 (1999).

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

Burbidge, Margaret, “Moving to Washington, the Cannon Prize, and Other Thoughts,” in The American Astronomical Society’s first century, ed. by David H. DeVorkin. (American Inst. of Physics, Washingtond, 1999), p. 146-47.

Burbidge, E. Margaret, “Modern Alchemy: Fred Hoyle and Element Building by Neutron Capture,” in Douglas Gough, ed., The Scientific Legacy of Fred Hoyle (Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, UK, 2005), pp. 227-239 [abstract].

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).

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

Rubin, Vera, “E. Margaret Burbidge, President-Elect [of the AAAS],” Science 211, 915-16 (1981).

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Other References: Scientific

Peachey, E.M., “Some Recent Changes in the spectrum of γ Cassiopeiae,” MNRAS 102, 166-68 (1942).

Gregory, C.C.L. & E.M. Peachey, “The spectrum of T Coronae Borealis on 1946 February 11,” MNRAS 106, 135-36 (1946).

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, “The Outer Atmospheres of Some Be Stars,” Ap.J. 117, 407-30 (1953).

Burbidge, G.R. & E. Margaret Burbidge, “The Balmer Decrement in Some Be Stars,” Ap.J. 118, 252-61 (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, “Paschen and Balmer Series in Spectra of Chi Ophiuchi and P Cygni,” Ap.J. 122, 89-94 (1955).

Fowler, W.A., G.R. Burbidge, & E. Margaret Burbidge, “Stellar Evolution and the Synthesis of the Elements,” Ap.J. 122, 271-85 (1955).

Fred Hoyle, William A. Fowler, E. Margaret Burbidge, & Geoffrey R. Burbidge, “Origin of the Elements in Stars,” Science 124, 611 (1956).

Baade, W., G.R. Burbidge, Hoyle, F., Burbidge, E.M., R.F. Christy, & W.A. Fowler, “Supernovae and Californium 254,” PASP 68, 296-300 (1956).

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,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 29, 547-650 (1957). [The famous B2FH paper]

Burbidge, E. Margaret & Allan Sandage, “Properties of Two Intergalactic Globular Clusters,” Ap.J. 127, 527-38 (1958)

Burbidge, E. Margaret & Geoffrey Burbidge, Handbuch der Physik 51, 134 (1958) [abstract].

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, E. Margaret & G.R. Burbidge, “Motions in Barred Spiral Galaxies. I. The Nuclei of NGC 1097 and NGC 1365,” Ap.J. 132, 30-36 (1960)

Burbidge, E. Margaret & G.R. Burbidge, & R.A. Fish, “The Masses of Elliptical Galaxies. I. a Redetermination of the Mass of M32,” Ap.J. 133, 393-404 (1961).

Burbidge, E. Margaret & G.R. Burbidge, & R A. Fish, “The Masses of Elliptical Galaxies. II. The Mass of NGC 3379,” Ap.J. 134, 251-56 (1961).

Burbidge, E. Margaret & G.R. Burbidge, “The Stability of the Quintet of Galaxies V-V 116,” Ap.J. 134, 248-50 (1961)

Burbidge, G.R., E.M. Burbidge, & A.R. Sandage, “Evidence for Violent Events in the Nuclei of Galaxies,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 35, 947-72 (1963).

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

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

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

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

Wampler, E.J., L.B. Robinson, J.A. Baldwin, & E.M. Burbidge, “Redshift of OQ 172,” Nature 243, 336 (1973).

Baldwin, J.A., E.M. Burbidge, G. 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, S.L. O’Dell, “Physical Sciences: Statistical Analysis of Close Pairs of QSOs,” Nature 248, 568-69 (1974).

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

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

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, E.M., V.T. Junkkarinen, A.T. Koski, H.E. & A.A. Hoag, “A ‘Cluster’ of Quasi-stellar Objects Near M82,“ Ap.J. 242, L55-L57 (1980).

Burbidge, E. Margaret, “Extragalactic Astronomy,” in F.C. Jones, ed., Proceedings from the Nineteenth International Cosmic Ray Confence, La Jolla, 1985, pp. 187-92 (1985), pp. 87-92.

Junkkarinen, Vesa T., E. Margaret Burbridge, & Harding E. Smith, “Spectrophotometry of six broad absorption line QSOs,” Ap.J. 317, 460-76 (1987).

Zheng, Wei, E. Margaret Burbridge, Harding E. Smith, Ross D. Cohen, & Steven E. Bradley, “Emission-Line Variability and the Broad-Line Region of Quasi-Stellar Objects. I - Time scales and Photon Densities,” Ap.J. 322, 164-73 (1987).

Kronberg, Philipp P., Charles C. Dyer, E. Margaret Burbidge, & Vesa T. Junkkarinen, “A Technique for Using Radio Jets as Extended Gravitational Lensing Probes,” Ap.J. 367, L1-L4 (1991).

Beaver, E. A., et al, “Far-Ultraviolet Spectroscopy of the Quasar UM 675 with the Faint Object Spectrograph on the Hubble Space Telescope,” Ap.J. 377L, 1 (1991).

Korista, Kirk T., et al, “Hubble Space Telescope Faint Object Spectrograph and ground-based observations of the broad absorption line quasar 0226-1024,” Ap.J. 401, 529-42 (1992).

Burbidge, E. Margaret,“Observations of QSOs which are Critical for Cosmology,” in Guido Munch, Antonio Mampaso, & Francisco Sanchez. eds. The Universe at Large: Key Issues in Astronomy and Cosmology, (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1997).

Arp, H.C., E.M. Burbidge, Y. Chu, & X. Zhu, “X-Ray-emitting QSOs Ejected from Arp 220,” Ap.J. 553, L11-L13 (2001).

Burbidge, E.M. & G. Burbidge, “The Ejection of QSOs from AGN: A Phenomenon that Cannot be Denied,” in Suzy Collin, Françoise Combes and Isaac Shlosman, eds., Active Galactic Nuclei: from Central Engine to Host Galaxy, meeting held in Meudon, France, 23-27 July 2002, . (ASP Conference Series, v. 290, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, 2003), p. 75.

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

Burbidge, E. Margaret, Geoffrey Burbidge, Halton C. Arp, & Stefano Zibetti, “QSOs and Active Galactic Nuclei Associated with NGC 2639,” Ap.J. Supp. 153, 159-63 (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, 88-94 (2005).

Burbidge, E.M., C.M. Gutiérrez, & H. Arp, “A QSO Discovered at the Redshift of the Extended X-Ray Cluster RX J0152.7-1357,” PASP 118, 124-28 (2006).

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

Burbidge, G., E.M. Burbidge, H.C. Arp, & W.M. Napier, “Ultraluminous X-ray Sources, High Redshift QSOs and Active Galaxies,” arXiv:astro-ph/0605140v1 (2006).

Cenko, S. B., D.A. Perley, V. Junkkarinen, M. Burbidge, & K. Miller, “GRB 090618: Lick/KAST Spectroscopy,” GCN Circular 9518 (2009).

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

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Other Works: Popularizations, Fiction, etc.

Burbidge, M. “Adventure into Space,” Science 221, 421 (1983). [Presidential Address to the American Association for the Advancement of Science]

Burbidge, E.M., “Astronomical Challenges for the Twenty-First Century,” Technical News 11, 36-40 (1982) [abstract].

Margaret Burbidge

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