Lovell, Bernard, 1913-2012

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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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creatorOf Lovell, Bernard, Sir, 1913-. Oral history interview with Sir Bernard Lovell, 1971 July 6. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Ruth Nanda Anshen Papers, 1938-1986. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Lovell, Bernard, Sir, 1913-. Memorandum on a 250 ft. aperture steerable radio telescope, 1951. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn John Archibald Wheeler Papers, 1880-2008, 1880-2008 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Pickering, William H., 1910-2004. William H. Pickering Office File Collection, 1955-1976. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
referencedIn Alan Tower Waterman Papers, 1917-1967, (bulk 1940-1963) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Anshen, Ruth Nanda. Ruth Nanda Anshen papers, 1938-1986. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971. Papers. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Arp, Halton C. Oral history interview with Halton Christian Arp, 1975 July 29. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Lovell, Bernard, Sir, 1913-. Memorandum on a 250 ft. aperture steerable radio telescope, 1951. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Waterman, Alan Tower, 1892-1967. Alan Tower Waterman papers, 1917-1967 (bulk 1940-1963). Library of Congress
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associatedWith Anshen, Ruth Nanda. person
associatedWith Anshen, Ruth Nanda. person
associatedWith Appleton, Edward Victor, Sir, 1892-1965. person
associatedWith Arp, Halton C. person
associatedWith Blackett, P. M. S. (Patrick Maynard Stuart), Baron Blackett, 1897-1974. person
associatedWith Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971. person
associatedWith Clegg, J. A. (John Atherton) person
associatedWith Davies, J. G. person
associatedWith Jodrell Bank Experimental Station. corporateBody
associatedWith Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories, Jodrell Bank corporateBody
associatedWith Pickering, William H., 1910-2004. person
associatedWith Ryle, Martin, Sir, 1918- person
associatedWith Waterman, Alan Tower, 1892-1967. person
associatedWith Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008 person
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Cosmic rays
Astronomical observatories
Radio astronomy
Flare stars
Astrophysics--History
Meteors--Photographic measurements
Astronomy
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Birth 1913-08-31

Death 2012-08-06

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