NATIONAL RADIO ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY ARCHIVES
Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III: Tapes Series
Interviewee: Wolfgang Priester
Wolfgang Priester, 1924-2005.
- Interviewed 19 February 1973 in Bonn, length of interview: 35 minutes.
Sullivan's brief summary of topics: German radio astronomy 1955 and before [Priester himself starts in radio astronomy in 1953 at Kiel]. Mainly solar, but also whole sky low frequency survey at Kiel with Unsold; Kiepenhauer, Ginzburg, etc development of synchrotron theory.
- Interviewed 30 August 1976 at the IAU Meeting in Grenoble, length of interview: 65 minutes.
Sullivan's brief summary of topics: Development and funding, etc. for Stockert 25 m and MPI 100 m dishes; work on cosmology of radio sources; Sputnik observations; first Texas Relativistic Astrophysics meeting (1963)
Sullivan's files include: Publications card, Sullivan's notes, correspondence with Sullivan, archival material, photo.
Modified on [an error occurred while processing this directive] by Ellen Bouton, Archivist
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