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Interview with Tom Bruce, November 13, 1999, Tape 1, 1999 November 13, 2006 May 16

Identifier: NMSUrgt0698


Interview with Tom Bruce on his relationship with astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh, discoverer of the planet Pluto. Bruce discusses working for Tombaugh while a student at New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (later New Mexico State University) during the late 1950s through the mid 1960s. Bruce talks about the astronomical observation projects undertaken by Tombaugh and his team at NMSU and the early development of the astronomy department.


  • 1999 November 13
  • Digitization: 2006 May 16


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Interview with Tom Bruce, November 13, 1999, Tape 1

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1 Items ; 26 minutes, 44 seconds