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Making Waves pp 167-199 | Cite as

1949–1951: Radio Astronomy Blossoms as a Field, but Ruby Must Resign from the Radiophysics Laboratory

  • W. M. Goss
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Part of the Astronomers' Universe book series (ASTRONOM)

Abstract

As we know, much of Payne-Scott’s professional life in 1948 was taken up with diligently observing solar bursts at the Hornsby Valley site to determine the nature and even validity of the time delays between detection of different frequencies from the bursts. Concurrent with those 9 months of careful observation, plans were being put in motion for the creation of the swept-lobe interferometer at the new Potts Hill location, a level and more spacious site.

Keywords

Circular Polarization Solar Radio Radio Astronomy Michelson Interferometer Spot Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. M. Goss
    • 1
  1. 1.National Radio Astronomy ObservatorySocorroUSA

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