Hydroxyl Detection, November 1963

Weinreb-Barrett-Meeks-Henry-nov1963.jpg

Description

First radio astronomy detection of hydrogen-oxygen combination [OH, hydroxyl] in interstellar space was accomplished by four MIT scientists with key support from US Air Force. Left to Right: Dr. Sander Weinreb of Lincoln Laboratory; Professor Alan H. Barrett of the Research Laboratory of Electronics; Dr. M. Littleton Meeks and Mr. John C. Henry of Lincoln Laboratory.

Creator

Papers of Sander Weinreb

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Type

Still Image

Identifier

Weinreb-Barrett-Meeks-Henry-nov1963.jpg

Original Format of Digital Item

B&W print

Location

Start Date

1963-11-00

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Series

MIT Series

Range #

7A

Citation

Papers of Sander Weinreb, “Hydroxyl Detection, November 1963,” NRAO/AUI Archives, accessed July 22, 2024, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/38760.