[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: Edward Mills Purcell

Edward Mills Purcell, 1912-1997. Interviewed 16 November 1977 at the University of Washington, length of interview: 55 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: MIT Radiation Lab and WWII developments; discovery of H I 21-cm line with Ewen; theory of line excitation in 1950s; theory of Hanbury Brown-Twiss intensity interferometer; general observations.

See Purcell, Edward Mills [Interview Date: November 16, 1977] for a transcript of this interview.

Sullivan's files include: Publications card, Sullivan's notes, transcription of Sullivan's interview (reviewed and edited by Sullivan), archival material.

Modified on Tuesday, 05-Feb-2013 13:46:42 EST by Ellen Bouton, Archivist (Questions or feedback)