[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: Albrecht O.J. Unsöld

Albrecht O.J. Unsöld, 1905-1995. Interviewed 5 August 1976 by telephone from Groningen to Kiel, length of interview: 35 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics (Sullivan was unable to record Unsöld's answers; tape = Sullivan reflecting gist of what Unsöld said): wartime theoretical work; post-war attempt at solar eclipse radio observation; 1945-60 development of theory for galactic background and solar thermal and non-thermal radiation; leadership of Kiel group with Kroebel.

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


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