[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: Sebastian Von Hoerner

Sebastian Von Hoerner, 1919-2003.

  • Interviewed 23 February 1977 at NRAO at Green Bank, length of interview: 20 minutes.
      Sullivan's brief summary of topics: Early (1960+) days at NRAO, work on cosmology and antenna design for same, homologous deformation principle, government radio astronomy and politics for Max Planck Institut, interstellar communications.

    See Von Hoerner, Sebastian [Interview Date: February 23, 1977] for a transcript of this interview.
  • Interviewed 20 August 1979 at the IAU Meeting in Montreal, length of interview: 28 minutes.
      Sullivan's brief summary of topics: 1960-65 at Green Bank working on antenna design; good and bad points of 300ft and 140ft dishes; funding of radio telescopes; interstellar communication.

    See Von Hoerner, Sebastian [Interview Date: August 20, 1979] for a transcript of this interview.

Sullivan's files include: Publications card, archival material.


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