[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: Michael W. Ovenden

Michael W. Ovenden, 1926-1987. Interviewed 1 September 1976 at Grenoble, length of interview: 45 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: 1946 assisting Lovell with optical meteor sighting; 1948-1960 Science Progress reviews give basis for many perceptive comments on how radio astronomy changed astronomy, different psyches of the optical and radio astronomers; changeover to nonthermal phenomena; team efforts; cosmology and metaphysics, etc.

Sullivan's files include: Sullivan's notes, correspondence with Sullivan, archival material.


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