[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: Olof E. H. Rydbeck

Olof E. H. Rydbeck, 1911-1999. Interviewed 15 September 1978 by telephone from Groningen to Onsala, Sweden, length of interview: 60 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: 1935+ on ionospheric radiophysics (meteor trail reflections, propagation), amplifiers (travelling wave tube, masers), and radio astronomy (sun, 21 cm, [inconsequential], and OH and other molecules after 1963 with 26-m dish); politics of funding for Onsala Observatory and 26-m dish; molecular lines, masers, high-frequency work, etc.; Swedish radio astronomy in general.

See Rydbeck, Olof E. H. [Interview Date: 15 September 1978] for the transcript and full audio of this interview.

Sullivan's files include: Publications card, transcription of Sullivan's interview, photos.

Modified on Wednesday, 25-Jan-2017 14:46:11 EST by Ellen Bouton, Archivist (Questions or feedback)