Lovell, Bernard, 1913-2012

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Birth 1913-08-31
Death 2012-08-06

Biographical notes:

Lovell was a professor of physics and radio astronomy at the University of Manchester and served as director of the Jodrell Bank astronomical observatory until his retirement in 1981. The Jodrell Bank Mark I steerable radio telescope, constructed between 1952 and 1957, is used to study radio emissions from space and to track satellites (most notably Sputnik I).

From the description of Memorandum on a 250 ft. aperture steerable radio telescope, 1951. (Smithsonian Institution Libraries). WorldCat record id: 154324855

From the description of Memorandum on a 250 ft. aperture steerable radio telescope, 1951. (Smithsonian Institution Libraries). WorldCat record id: 32777872

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Subjects:

  • Cosmic rays
  • Astronomical observatories
  • Radio astronomy
  • Flare stars
  • Astrophysics--History
  • Meteors--Photographic measurements
  • Astronomy
  • Radio telescopes

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