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


Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III: Tapes Series

Interviewee: A. C. Bernard Lovell

A. C. Bernard Lovell, 1913-2012. Interviewed 1 September 1976 at Grenoble, length of interview: 80 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: Wartime background; meteor radar work and its place in history of radio astronomy; build up of Jodrell Bank and importance of Blackett; philosophy of 250 foot 1947(!) on (and planned programs); Sputnik and connection with space shots; flare star work; radio versus optical astronomy, overall view of the field.

Sullivan's files include: Publication card, transcription of Sullivan's interview, Sullivan's notes, transcription of Edge/Mulkay 1971 interview, correspondence, and archival material about Jodrell Bank and Lovell. 4 folders.

See the Listing of Conferences and Lectures for Lovell's 1981 talk on history.

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Modified on Tuesday, 13-Nov-2012 16:44:03 EST by Ellen Bouton, Archivist (Questions or feedback)