[Reber in 1988]
Reber in 1988. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1912]
Reber in 1912. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in front of U Tasmania telescope, 1986]
Reber in front of U Tasmania telescope, 1986. (Image courtesy "The Mercury", Hobart, Tasmania)



[Reber's antenna in Wheaton, IL]
Reber's antenna in Wheaton IL. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber chart recordings 1943]
Reber chart recordings, 1943. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1970]
Reber in 1970. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at telescope in Green Bank, 1960]
Reber at telescope in Green Bank, 1960. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber Telescope in Green Bank, 1984]
Reber Telescope in Green Bank, 1984. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber during Attu, Alaska, solar eclipse expedition, 1950]
Reber during Attu, Alaska, solar eclipse expedition, 1950. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at telescope crank in Green Bank, 1988]
Reber at the Reber telscope crank in Green Bank, 1988. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at receiver]
Reber at his receiver. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at the reconstructed Jansky antenna, 1995]
Reber at the reconstructed Jansky antenna, 1995. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania]
Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania, 2003. (Image courtesy of Dave McConnell)



[Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania]
Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania, 2003. (Image courtesy of Dave McConnell)



[Reber and Arthur C. Clarke, 1969]
Reber and Arthur C. Clarke, 1969. (Image courtesy of John Kraus estate)



[Reber's telescope in Maui, Hawaii, 1952]
Reber's telescope in Maui, Hawaii, 1952. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1937]
Reber in 1937. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1988 at OSU]
Reber lectures at Ohio State Univ., Feb. 1988. (Photo by John Kraus, courtesy of John Kraus estate.)



[Reber receiving 1931 ham radio award]
Reber (far right) receiving ham radio award, December 1931. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber unpacking equipment in Green Bank, 1995]
Reber unpacking equipment in Green Bank, 1995. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber with Big Ear at OSU, 1962]
Reber at "Big Ear," Ohio State's radio telescope, 1962. (Image courtesy of Kraus estate)



[Reber's 144m wavelength array in Tasmania]
Reber's 144m wavelength array in Tasmania. (Image courtesy of Reber estate)



[Reber pulling wire]
Reber pulling wire in Tasmania. (Image courtesy of Reber estate)



[Reber in his electric car]
Reber in his electric car, Pixie. (Image courtesy of Reber estate)






NATIONAL RADIO ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY ARCHIVES

Papers of Grote Reber: Item listing

Lectures


AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsGR's lecture notes; letter from Jesse L. Greenstein, inviting GR to speak; announcement of meeting
TitleElectronics in Astronomy
Start Date5/18/1946
NotesLecture for Midwest Group of Astronomers, Yerkes Observatory, Univ. of Chicago
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsAAS Program; GR's lecture notes; newspaper clippings; future release for Science News; Letter from Otto Struve dated 8/16/1946 requesting abstract; page one of GR's abstract
TitleCosmic Static
Start Date9/8/1946
NotesLecture for American Astronomical Society
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsPostcard announcement of meeting; GR's lecture notes; letter from R. E. Samuelson to GR of 10/14/1946 confirming the date of lecture; journal cut from Radio-Craft January 1947
TitleCosmic Static
Start Date10/18/1946
NotesLecture for Institute of Radio Engineers
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsMeeting program; GR's lecture notes; correspondence; carbon copy of GR's lecture; newspaper clippings
TitleSolar and Cosmic Radio Waves
Start Date5/6/1947
NotesLecture for URSI and IRE joint meeting May 1947
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsPostcard announcement of meeting; Star Dust vol.5:no.2 (1947) publication of National Capital Astronomers; GR's notes; Letter from GR to Mabel Sterns, secretary of National Capital Astronomers, dated 9/2/1947; letter from Jewell Boling, secretary of National Capital Astronomers to GR, dated 11/11/1947, thanking him for the lecture; newspaper clipping from 10/2/1947 Evening Star announcing GR's talk
TitleGalactic and Solar Radio Waves
Start Date10/4/1947
NotesLecture for National Capital Astronomers
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsInvitation to meeting; GR's notes; Sci-En-Tech News vol.4:no.11 (1947) journal cut; letter from H. M. Sullivan Physics Club of Chicago program committee chairman dated 8/21/1947, inviting GR to be speaker
TitleGalactic and Solar Radio Waves
Start Date11/11/1947
NotesLecture for The Physics Club of Chicago
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsRadio program schedule; GR's notes; letter from Watson Davis, director of Science Service; script of radio program; wire story release; sample copy of "Science Week"
TitleStange "Music" from the Sun and Stars
Start Date2/21/1948
NotesLecture for Adventures in Science Radio Program - WTOP Washington, D. C.
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleRadio Astronomy
Start Date3/5/1948
NotesLecture for NBS Radio and Electronics Colloquium
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsThe Physics Club of Philadelphia program; GR's lecture notes; Letter from Arthur B. Gabel, president of The Physics Club, inviting GR to be the speaker
TitleAstronomical Radio
Start Date5/21/1948
NotesLecture for The Physics Club of Philadelphia
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsNBS Weekly Calendar of Events. GR's notes for speech
TitleRadio Astronomy
Start Date6/4/1948
NotesLecture for National Bureau of Standards
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsAAS Program; 3x5 card with GR's lecture notes
TitleSolar Radio Waves
Start Date6/1949
NotesLecture for American Astronomical Society
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsLetter from George R. Sugar, VP of Sigma Pi Sigma, giving details of the meeting.
TitleRadio Astronomy
Start Date12/15/1949
NotesLecture for Sigma Pi Sigma -University of Maryland
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsGR's handwritten notes. Announcement of AAS speech.
TitleFine Structure of Solar Radio Waves
Start Date12/28/1949
NotesLecture for American Astronomical Association
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsClipping from GWU student newspaper
TitleRadio Astronomy
Start Date1/4/1950
NotesLecture for Sigma Pi Sigma - George Washington University
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsGR's notes for lecture; public invitation to lecture
TitleGalactic and Solar Radio Waves
Start Date2/14/1950
NotesLecture for Institute of Radio Engineers
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related Materials3x5 card of GR's lecture notes; journal cut from Journal of the American Physical Society vol.25:no.3(1950);Washington Star 4/30/1950 newspaper clipping
TitleGalactic Radio Waves
Start Date4/29/1950
NotesLecture for American Physical Society
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsNotice of NBS scientific staff meeting
TitleRadio Observations During a Total Solar Eclipse
Start Date11/3/1950
NotesLecture for National Bureau of Standards
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AuthorGrote Reber and E. Beck
Related MaterialsNYT 12/30/1950 newspaper clipping; 3x5 card of GR's lecture notes; GR and Beck abstract from NBS - "65 cm Observations during Total Eclipse"; 2 graphs
TitleThe Measurement of 65 Centimeter Radiation During the Total Eclipse of September 12, 1950
Start Date12/1950
NotesLecture for American Astronomical Society
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related Materials3x5 card of GR's notes for talk
TitleAstronomy
Start Date3/13/1951
NotesLecture for University of Indiana
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsThe Daily Journal 1/18/1952 newspaper clipping attached to GR's typed speech
TitleAstronomy
Start Date1/25/1952
NotesLecture for DuPage County Kiwanas
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsGR's lecture notes
Title"Talk at CSIRO"
Start Date4/11/1954
NotesLecture for CSIRO
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsGR's outline for talk
TitleRadio Astronomy
Start Date5/30/1955
NotesLecture for Astronomical Society of Tasmania: Bulletin 157 May 1955
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsCopy of newspaper clipping
TitleRadio Astronomy
Start Date6/1955
NotesThe Mercury 6/4/1955
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsThe Mercury 6/4/1955 newspaper clipping
TitleRadio Astronomy
Start Date5/30/1955
NotesLecture for Astronomical Society of Tasmania
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleHow Large is Our Sun?
Start Date6/27/1955
NotesNotice in Astronomical Society of Tasmania: Bulletin 158 June 1955; no notes of lecture
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsIncludes GR's lecture notes; invitation; agenda; consignment notes for slides; newspaper clipping from The Mercury 7/7/1955
TitleRadio Astronomy illustrated by films and slides
Start Date7/5/1955
NotesLecture for Royal Society of Tasmania
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Related MaterialsMentions GR's 7/25/1955 lecture
TitleAstronomical Society of Tasmania: Bulletin 160 August 1955
Start Date8/29/1955
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Related MaterialsGR will talk on his work in Tasmania on radio astronomy
TitleAstronomical Society of Tasmania: Bulletin 162 October 1955
Start Date10/31/1955
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsGR's lecture regarding March 1956 trip to U.S.A., England & Europe
TitleRadio Astronomy
Start Date6/26/1956
NotesNotice of lecture for Astronomical Society of Tasmania: Bulletin 168 June 1956
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Related MaterialsMentions GR's 6/26/1956 lecture; mentions that GR is erecting equipment at Kempton for further research
TitleAstronomical Society of Tasmania: Bulletin 169 July 1956
Start Date6/26/1956
NotesBrief mention or Reber's talk
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsIncludes CSIRO agenda; letter from E. G. Bowen requesting summary of lecture; GR's summary of lecture
TitleLong Wave Radiation of Possible Celestial Origin
Start Date9/5/1956
NotesLecture for Symposium on Radio Astronomy - CSIRO
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsAnnouncement that GR will give the talk about Sputnik
TitleSputnik
Start Date10/28/1957
NotesLecture for Maui Vocational School
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleAdult Educations Programme Hobart 1962: Radio Astronomy
Start Date5/9/1962
NotesHobart Adult Education Programme
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleHectometer Cosmic Static: Fifteen Meters Wavelength
Start Date8/28/1962
NotesHenry Norris Russell Lecture for American Astronomical Society
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsAnnouncement of 2 lectures given by GR
TitleOptical Astronomy
Start Date6/26/1963
NotesLecture for Electrical Engineering III (Communications)
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsAnnouncement of 2 lectures given by GR
TitleRadio Astronomy
Start Date7/3/1963
NotesLecture for Electrical Engineering III (Communications)
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsIncludes announcement of lecture; IREE Annual Report
TitleRadio Astronomy
Start Date7/24/1963
NotesLecture for Institution of Radio Engineers, Australia Hobart Division
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsIncludes 9/17/1963 letter from K.G. Brooks, director of adult education; receipts for lecture fee
TitleDennistoun and the Universe
Start Date9/18/1963
NotesLecture for Bothwell Adult Education Committee
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsIncludes GR's lecture notes; Symposium Program
TitleEarly Observations of Solar Radio Waves at Wheaton, Illinois
Start Date11/13/1963
NotesLecture for CSIRO/University of Sydney Solar Symposium on Plans for the Next Solar Cycle November 12-15, 1963
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsIncludes correspondence between GR and R. D. Cassell regarding the lecture format; GR's lecture notes; programme; The Saturday Evening Mercury 2/15/1964 newspaper clipping; The Mercury 2/19/1964 newspaper clipping
TitleRadio Astronomy - Why Do It?
Start Date2/18/1964
NotesLecture for Institution of Surveyors Australia 7th Congress February 15-21, 1964
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsIncludes announcements of visit to GR's radio telescope installation at Bothwell: the sequel to GR's 1963 lecture; correspondence from John Brodie
TitleVisit to Bothwell
Start Date2/29/1964
NotesLecture for Institution of Radio Engineers Australia
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsIncludes invitation; meeting agenda; GR's introduction & lecture notes; correspondence between GR and W. Bryden regarding the upcoming lecture
TitleAstronomy - An Intellectual Endeavor
Start Date6/2/1964
NotesLecture for Royal Society of Tasmania
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsCorrespondence between GR and John Wyett regarding becoming a member and giving a talk
TitleDiscussion on Beans
Start Date1964 Winter
NotesLecture for Hobart Biological Society
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsANZAAS Programme
TitleHectometer Radio Astronomy
Start Date8/15/1965
NotesLecture for Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science 38th Congress August 16-20, 1965
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsANZAAS Programme; GR notes: " mentioned in 'Insight' 7ZL at 10:30 a.m. 8/29/1965"
TitleReversed Bean Vines
Start Date8/16/1965
NotesLecture for Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science 38th Congress August 16-20, 1965
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsANZAAS Programme
TitleSolar and Sidereal Protons
Start Date8/17/1965
NotesLecture for Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science 38th Congress August 16-20, 1965
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsANZAAS Programme
TitleThe Age of the Tasmanian Aborigines
Start Date8/19/1965
NotesLecture for Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science 38th Congress August 16-20, 1965
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsANZAAS Programme; 10/7/1965 letter of thanks from Maxwell R. Banks, ANZAAS Excursion Organizer
TitleRadio Telescope, Bothwell excursion
Start Date8/19/1965
NotesLecture for Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science 38th Congress August 16-20, 1965
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsNotice about last meeting of the year with GR as speaker. GR note: "This talk was about radio astronomy"
TitleRadio Astronomy
Start Date11/8/1966
NotesLecture for The Biological Club
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsIncludes programme; information regarding establishment of the Society; CSIRO Coresearch newsletter no.94 Jan.1967 - mentions the meeting
TitleRadio Astronomy at Bothwell
Start Date12/1/1966
NotesLecture for Inaugural Meeting of the Astronomical Society of Australia Nov.30-Dec.2, 1966
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AuthorR. Foster
Start Date3/29/1967
Notesletter from R. Foster, commenting on GR's lecture at The Astronomical Society 3/28/1967
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleThe Endless, Boundless, Stable Universe
Start Date8/1971
NotesNotice of lecture in Newsletter of the Columbus AP/MTT Chapter
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TitleWork in Tasmania Radio Broadcast
Start Date12/1971
NotesABC News Service in Tasmania: Radio announcement of Reber's work in Tasmania
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleLight Waves, Radio Waves and Astronomy
Start Date9/20/1972
NotesCorrespondence regarding lecture for The Friends' School, North Hobart, Tasmania; lecture set for 11/6/1972
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleLecture for Institution of Engineers, Australia
Start Date10/2/1973
NotesCorrespondence regarding lecture for The Institution of Engineers, Australia; GR's note: "gave lecture ok"
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleRadio Astronomy
Start Date1/10/1975
NotesCorrespondence and notes on lecture for Australian Institute of Physics Summer School in Astrophysics
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsCorrespondence between GR and Jack Lancaster; poster
TitleEndless, Boundless, Stable Universe
Start Date3/23/1976
NotesLecture for VLA, Socorro, NM
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsPoster advertising talk; newspaper clipping "Scientist to Lecture" from Defensor Chieftain 3/23/1976
TitleEndless, Boundless, Stable Universe
Start Date3/24/1976
NotesLecture for New Mexico Tech
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related MaterialsAnnouncement of 2 lectures given by GR; newspaper clipping "Stars in His Eyes" from Seattle Post-Intelligencer 4/5/1976
TitleEarliest Days of Radio Astronomy; Endless, Boundless Universe
Start Date4/5/1976
NotesLecture for University of Washington
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleEndless, Boundless, Stable Universe
Start Date4/20/1976
NotesLecture for CSIRO Radio Physics, Epping, Australia. With correspondence.
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleEndless, Boundless, Stable Universe
Start Date9/8/1976
NotesCorrespondence, transcript of radio program for ABC News Service Tasmania.
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleEarly Radio Astronomy
Start Date7/5/1977
NotesPoster advertising colloquium at Boston University Dept. of Astronomy.
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AuthorGrote Reber
Related Materials Correspondence between GR and Von Del Chamberlain, Chief, Presentations & Education Division; poster advertising "Exploring Space with Astronomers"
TitleTuning in on the Universe
Start Date10/12/1977
NotesLecture for National Air and Space Museum
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleEndless, Boundless, Stable Universe
Start Date10/24/1979
NotesFlyer advertising colloquium at University of Texas at Arlington Department of Physics
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TitleBig Bang Backround Myth Exploded
Start Date5/27/1980
NotesTalk at Astronomical Society of Tasmania. With correspondence
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleSolar Heated Houses
Start Date5/25/1981
NotesAustralian Federation of University Women - Tasmania. Correspondence, notes, newspaper clipping
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleRetirement of Professor Bill Ellis
Start Date12/16/1982
NotesUniversity of Tasmania Dept. of Physics. Correspondence, Reber's notes
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleReversed Bean Vines
Start Date2/26/1988
NotesTalk given at NRAO, Green Bank WV. Audio tape, CD.
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleThe Beginnings of Radio Astronomy
Start Date2/28/1988
NotesTalk given at NRAO, Green Bank WV. Audio DVD.
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleBothwell Historical Society meeting
Start Date4/25/1988
NotesNotice of meeting
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AuthorGrote Reber
TitleMiscellaneous notes, correspondence, abstracts
Start Date1959
End Date1971
Notes1 folder of miscellaneous materials, apparently from Reber's desk
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