Interview with Gordon J. Stanley on 12 August 1981

Description

Gordon J. Stanley, 1921-2001. Interviewed 12 August 1981 at the URSI Meeting in Washington, D.C., length of interview: 130 minutes.

Creator

Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III

Rights

NRAO/AUI/NSF

Type

Oral History

Interviewer

Sullivan, Woodruff T., III

Interviewee

Stanley, Gordon J.

Location

Original Format of Digital Item

Audio cassette tape

Duration

130 minutes

Interview Date

1981-08-12

Interview Topics

1946-52 with Bolton on radio source catalogs, identifications, scintillation, etc. (also a bit of first ~1946 solar work in Radiophysics); New Zealand expedition of ~1948; key decisions in CSIRO/Radiophysics on new aerials (Mills X, Parkes) and personalities involved; 1955-62 at Owens Valley (+30ft on Palomar); relationship to optical astronomers; many opinions on people.

Series

Working Files Series

Unit

Individuals Unit

Citation

Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III, “Interview with Gordon J. Stanley on 12 August 1981,” NRAO/AUI Archives, accessed June 14, 2024, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/15218.