Interview with John "Jack" Hobart Piddington
John "Jack" Hobart Piddington, 1910-1997. Interviewed 13 March 1978 at the National Measurements Laboratory in Sydney, length of interview: 70 minutes.
Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III
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Sullivan, Woodruff T., III
Piddington, John "Jack" Hobart
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Audio cassette tape
Wartime work in Radiophysics; brief WWII attempt to detect sun and calculations on moon radar; high-frequency (>600 MHz) projects on moon, sun, and galactic background 1948-51; solar corona/chromosphere theory and galactic background theory and disputes regarding his theories; radio burst and solar active regions theory; "cosmic electrodynamcis"; synchrotron theory.
Working Files Series
Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III, “Interview with John "Jack" Hobart Piddington,” NRAO Archives, accessed April 2, 2023, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/15121.