Bolton, J. G. (John Gatenby), 1922-1993

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Dates:
Birth 1922-06-05
Death 1993-07-06

Biographical notes:

Radio astronomer and physicist. Chief Research Scientist with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (Australia) Division of Radiophysics; the first Director of the Parkes Telescope, later the Australian National Radio Astronomy Observatory, 1961-1970.

From the description of Oral history interview, ca. 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155006207

Radio astronomer. Director of the Aust'n Nat. Radio Astronomy Observatory, Parkes, NSW, 1961-1971, Prof. of Physics & Astronomy at the Calif. Inst. of Tech.(Caltech), 1955-1961. In 1948 he discovered several sources of cosmic radio emission from galaxies outside the Milky Way. He was a fellow of the Aust'n Academy of Science (1969), fellow of the Royal Society (1973) & appointed CBE 91981).

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1940-1993. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225716928

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Subjects:

  • Astronomers--Archives
  • Radio astronomy
  • Radio sources (Astronomy)
  • Radio astronomers

Occupations:

  • Astronomers
  • Physicists--Australia

Places:

  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)