Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
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Dellinger, John Howard

Reference work entry

Born Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 3 July 1886

Died 28 December 1962

Howard Dellinger was head of the United States Bureau of Radio Standards. He correlated terrestrial radio “fade-outs” with solar flares. A crater on the Moon is named for him.

Selected Reference

  1. Anon. (1935). Sunspots and Radio. Time26(25).Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Earth ScienceUniversity of Northern IowaCedar FallsUSA