[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: Frank Drake

Frank Drake, 1930-

  • Interviewed 7 August 1978 at the URSI Meeting in Helsinki, length of interview: 25 minutes.
      Sullivan's brief summary of topics: 1954-58 as graduate student in Bok's HI group at Harvard; comments on work of entire group, as well as Frank Drake's Cyg X and galactic cluster work; reasons for "over-interpretation"

    See Drake, Frank D. [Interview Date: August 7, 1978] for a transcript of this interview.
  • Interviewed 27 April 1979 at Cornell University, length of interview: 50 minutes.
      Sullivan's brief summary of topics: 1958-62 at early NRAO, Green Bank; galactic center and planets work; receiver development and many details of building of 85 foot, 300 foot, and 140 foot dish; Project Ozma.

    See Drake, Frank D. [Interview Date: April 27, 1979] for a transcript of this interview and a brief audio clip.

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

See the Listing of Conferences and Lectures for Drake's 1960 talk on Project Ozma.

Related resources: See also Kenneth I. Kellermann's 2010 interview with Drake.

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