[Cover of Sullivan's book 2009, Cosmic Noise]
Sullivan's Cosmic Noise, Cambridge University Press, 2009


NATIONAL RADIO ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY ARCHIVES

Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III: Tapes Series

Interviewee: Bart J. Bok

Bart J. Bok, 1906-1983

  • Interviewed 5 October 1971 at the Interstellar Molecules Symposium in Charlottesville VA, length of interview: 20 minutes.
      Sullivan's brief summary of topics: His trip with Struve to Wheaton, Illinois in 1940, his early belief in radio astronomy and bad words from other optical astronomers; head of Agassiz Station in mid 1950s, etc.

    See Bok, Bart J. [Interview Date: October 5, 1971] for a transcript of this interview and a brief audio clip.
  • Interviewed 5 December 1978 and 7 December 1978 at the University of Washington, length of interview: 60 minutes.

      Sullivan's brief summary of topics: Follow-up of 1971 interview; 21 cm HI work at Harvard 1952-1957; attitudes of optical astronomers towards radio astronomy; integration of the two fields; styles of doing radio astronomy.

    See Bok, Bart J. [Interview Date: December 5 and December 7, 1978] for a transcript of this interview and a brief audio clip.

Sullivan's files include: Publications card, Sullivan's notes, transcriptions of Sullivan's interviews (reviewed and edited by Sullivan), archival material.


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