[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: Gart Westerhout

Gart Westerhout, 1927-2012. Interviewed 22 November 1973 in Bonn, length of interview: 150 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: 1950-51 Westerhout and Oort galactic background interpretation; Kootwijk survey #2 data-taking and analysis; calibratation and opening of Dwingeloo Telescope; 4W-MHz Tau A lunar occultation and background polarization; 21-cm continuation survey; 1962-65 300 ft. H I work; general impressions on trip to U.S. and Australia in 1958-59 and comments on early Benelux Cross days.

See Westerhout, Gart [Interview Date: November 22, 1974] for a transcript of this interview.

Sullivan's files include: Publications card, archival material, correspondence with Sullivan, Sullivan's notes, transcription of Sullivan's interview (reviewed and edited by Sullivan), transcription of Westerhout's August 1981 talk, archival material. 3 folders.

See the Listing of Conferences and Lectures for Westerhout's 1981 talk on history.

Modified on Thursday, 17-Jan-2013 10:45:13 EST by Ellen Bouton, Archivist (Questions or feedback)