[Cover of Sullivan's book 2009, Cosmic Noise]
Sullivan's Cosmic Noise, Cambridge University Press, 2009


Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III: Tapes Series

Interviewee: Harry van der Laan (with Kenneth I. Kellermann)

Harry van der Laan, dates unknown. Interviewed 19 March 1975 at NRAO with Kenneth I. Kellermann, length of interview: 75 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: How both got into radio astronomy as graduate students, 1959-63 at Cal Tech and 1959-63 at Cambridge, radio sources - identifications (especially quasars), theories, spectra and structure and time variations (1965+), Kellermann's Parkes observations of planets, first American VLBI work, comments on Ryle and the Cambridge group and rivalry with Cal Tech.

See Kellermann, Kenneth I. [Interview Date: March 19, 1985] for a transcript of this interview.

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