[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: John H. DeWitt, Jr.

John H. DeWitt, Jr., 1906-1997. Interviewed 27 June 1978 by telephone from Fairfax County, Virginia to Nashville, Tennessee, length of interview: 65 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: His attempt in 1935 (at 300 MHz) and success in 1940 (111 MHz) to detect emission from Milky Way; attempt to do lunar radar in 1940; 1945-46 successful lunar radar at Evans Signal Laboratory.

Sullivan's files include: Sullivan's notes, archival material, correspondence with Sullivan, photo.


Modified on Wednesday, 24-Aug-2011 10:12:56 EDT by Ellen Bouton, Archivist (Questions or feedback)