THE EARLY HISTORY OF RADIO ASTRONOMY

@article{Westerhout1972THEEH,
  title={THE EARLY HISTORY OF RADIO ASTRONOMY},
  author={G. Westerhout},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1972},
  volume={198}
}
  • G. Westerhout
  • Published 1972
  • Engineering
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
The organizers of this Conference have asked me to present a paper on the early history of radio astronomy, using personal experience where possible. Upon further inquiry, I found that this history should end around early 1950, which makes the task of using personal experience rather hard, as I started graduate studies in that year, The literature on the subject contains a wealth of material on the early days, however, and since the science is so young, the historian can still talk to many of… Expand
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