[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 Paul Wild

John Paul Wild, 1923-2008. Interviewed 3 March 1978 at CSIRO/Radiophysics, length of interview: 150 minutes.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: 1947-67 at Radiophysics; first and second solar spectrographs at Penrith and Dapto; Types I, II, III bursts and explanations; hydrogen spectrum; harmonics in bursts, speeds of particles, plasma waves, etc.; swept-frequency interferometer; in U.S. 1955-56; Culgoora thinking, designing, financing and building 1956-67; overall Radiophysics structure, etc.

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

See the Listing of Conferences and Lectures for Wild's 1980 talk on solar radio investigations.

Modified on Wednesday, 21-Sep-2011 10:33:25 EDT by Ellen Bouton, Archivist (Questions or feedback)