[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 S. Heeschen

David S. Heeschen, 1926-2012. Interviewed 28 December 1973 at NRAO in Charlottesville, Virginia, length of interview: 47 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: First HI work on 24 foot Agassiz dish and some on 60 foot dish; 1956- at NRAO; 85 foot Tatel dish, all the problems of the 140 foot construction 1958-1965 (good info), NRAO philosophy, 300 foot construction; not very much on early research done at NRAO.

See Heeschen, David S. [Interview Date: December 28, 1973] for a transcript of this interview and a brief audio clip.

Sullivan's files include: Publications card, transcription of Sullivan's interivew, archival material.


Modified on Wednesday, 01-May-2013 10:31:48 EDT by Ellen Bouton, Archivist (Questions or feedback)