[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: David W. Dewhirst

David W. Dewhirst, dates unknown. Interviewed 18 August 1976 at Cambridge, length of interview: 52 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: 1951 tentative identification of Cyg A and Cas A; work on radio source identifications in 1950s, including a year at Pasadena; rivalry and potential disagreements of Sydney versus Cambridge; philosophy of unidentified radio sources; reception of radio astronomy by optical astronomers.

Sullivan's files include: Publications card, Sullivan's notes, correspondence with Sullivan, transcription of 1971 Edge/Mulkay interview.


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