[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: Merle A. Tuve

Merle A. Tuve, 1901-1982. Interviewed 21 December 1973 at his home in Chevy Chase, Maryland, length of interview: 60 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: 1920s radio experiments including 1925 ionospheric radar; comments on Jansky's work and non-radio astronomy stuff he did before and during the war; Wells' post-war radio astronomy at Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, then 21-cm H I work, Jupiter, etc.; comments on general development of radio astronomy and U.S. science.

See Tuve, Merle A. [Interview Date: December 21, 1973] for a transcript of this interview.

Sullivan's files include: archival material, transcription of Sullivan's interview (partially reviewed and edited by Sullivan). 3 folders.

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