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Radiophysics field stations and the early development of radio astronomy: a meeting to honor Woody Sullivan on his 60th birthday

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Title Radiophysics field stations and the early development of radio astronomy: a meeting to honor Woody Sullivan on his 60th birthday
 
Creator Orchiston, Wayne
Slee, Bruce
 
Description During the period 1946–1961 Australia was one of the world’s leading nations in radio astronomy and played a key role in its development. Much of the research was carried out at a number of different field stations and associated remote sites situated in or near Sydney which were maintained by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation’s Division of Radiophysics. The best-known of these were Dover Heights, Dapto, Fleurs, Hornsby Valley and Potts Hill. At these and other field stations a succession of innovative radio telescopes was erected, and these were used by a band of young scientists—mainly men with engineering qualifications—to address a wide range of research issues, often with outstanding success.
 
Publisher Springer
 
Contributor Orchiston, Wayne
 
Date 2005
 
Type Book Chapter
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Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://eprints.jcu.edu.au/5010/1/5010_Orchiston_%26_Slee_2005.pdf
Orchiston, Wayne, and Slee, Bruce (2005) Radiophysics field stations and the early development of radio astronomy: a meeting to honor Woody Sullivan on his 60th birthday. In: The New Astronomy: opening the electromagnetic window and expanding our view of planet earth. Astrophysics and Space Science Library, 334 . Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 119-168. ISBN 978-1-4020-3723-8
 
Relation http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-3724-4
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