[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: Christiaan Alexander "Lex" Muller

Christiaan Alexander "Lex" Muller, 1923-2004. Interviewed 23 August 1973 at Enschede (Technische Hogeschool Twente), length of interview: 105 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: December 1950 in the Stichting Radiostraling von Zon en Melweg as the chief (and only, until ~1960) engineer in Dutch radio astronomy; first H-line receiver, discovery of line, Kootwijk survey, improvements at Dwingeloo, multichannel receivers, paramps. WSRT planning and Benelux Cross troubles preceeding (not a direct participant in the latter); Technische Hogeschool Twente, lots on relationships of the men and the organization.

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


Modified on Tuesday, 22-Nov-2011 16:06:34 EST by Ellen Bouton, Archivist (Questions or feedback)