[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: John P. Hagen

John P. Hagen, 1908-1990. Interviewed 27 August 1976 at the IAU Meeting in Grenoble, length of interview: 110 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: Pre-war and WWII radar work at Naval Research Laboratory; post-war microwave solar work at various eclipses, etc; development of radiative transfer theory for sun in corona and chromosphere; construction and calibration of 50 foot dish; 21cm H I region work; use of radio astronomy to Navy; Director of Project Vanguard; Naval Research Laboratory's microwave pre-eminence, 1963+ at Penn State.

See Hagen, John P. [Interview Date: August 27, 1976] for a transcript of this interview and a brief audio clip.

Sullivan's files include: Publications card, Sullivan's notes, transcription of Sullivan's interview, archival material, correspondence with Sullivan.

Modified on Wednesday, 01-May-2013 10:31:26 EDT by Ellen Bouton, Archivist (Questions or feedback)