[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: Rudolph Minkowski

Rudolph Minkowski, 1895-1976. Interviewed 7 June 1974 at his home in Berkeley, length of interview: 60 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: Early recognition of Reber's work as fundemental; working with Bowen, Bolton and F.G. Smith on source positions 1948-53; philosophy of identifications and investigation of the "finds"; Cas A ≠ SNR and distance problems; reception of radio astronomy by optical astronomers.

See Minkowski, Rudolph [Interview Date: June 7, 1974] for a transcript of this interview.

Sullivan's files include: Archival material, correspondence with Sullivan, Sullivan's notes, transcription of Sullivan's interview (reviewed and edited by Sullivan), photo.


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