Bell Labs Radio Research Staff, June 1933

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Description

Karl G. Jansky (1905-1950) discovered radio waves emanating from the Milky Way while he was investigating trans-Atlantic radiotelephone interference for Bell Laboratories between 1928-1933. In this photo from the early 1930s, members of the Bell Labs Radio Research Division pose on the front lawn of the Holmdel NJ Bell Labs building. Shown in the first row from left to right: Art Crawford, Carl Feldman, Sam Reed, Joe Johlfs, Lewis Lowery, Russell Ohl, Bill Mumford, Karl Jansky, Merlin Sharpless, Archie King, Edmund Bruce, and Al Beck. In the second row are Carl Englund, Harald Friis, Douglas Ring, Otto Larsen, Carl Clauson, Morris Morrell, Carl Peterson, Maurice Collins, Dan Schenk, and Jim Morrell.

Creator

Papers of Karl G. Jansky

Source

Jansky, David. “My Father and His Work.” Serendipitous Discoveries in Radio Astronomy. (NRAO, ed. Kellermann & Sheets, 1983) p. 4-21.

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Type

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Identifier

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Citation

Papers of Karl G. Jansky, “Bell Labs Radio Research Staff, June 1933,” NRAO/AUI Archives, accessed July 20, 2024, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/28475.