[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: Harold "Doc" Irving Ewen

Harold "Doc" Irving Ewen, 1922- . Interviewed 12 August 1979 in Weston, Massachusetts, length of interview: 135 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: His thesis with Purcell on search for 21 cm HI line (1948-51) and work as "engineer" for Harvard 21cm group (1952-57); US radio astronomy versus others, industry and military versus academia; "style" of science and engineering.

See Ewen, Harold Irving "Doc" [Interview Date: August 12, 1979] for a transcript of this interview and a brief audio clip.

Sullivan's files include: Publications card, transcription of Sullivan interview (reviewed and edited by both Sullivan and Ewen), correspondence with Sullivan, publications, archival material, Sullivan's notes.


Modified on Wednesday, 01-May-2013 10:30:02 EDT by Ellen Bouton, Archivist (Questions or feedback)