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Early Radio Astronomy Courses

A Course in Radio Astronomy, Hendrik C. van de Hulst, 1951


The first known academic course specifically on radio astronomy was taught by Hendrik C. van de Hulst (1918-2000), first at Leiden in Fall 1950, then…

Astronomy 259, Radio Astronomy, 1953-1954

Course plans, lecture notes, and student exams for course taught at Cornell, fall term 1953-1954, probably taught by Martha Stahr Carpenter.

Astronomy 241 (Harvard) Course Notes, 1953-1954

Astronomy 241, Topics in Radio Astronomy, Bart J. Bok and Harold I. Ewen, fall term 1953-195 - Course lecture notes.

Radio Astronomy, Kevin C. Westfold, 1958


Another early course in radio astronomy was given at the California Institute of Technology in both the Spring and Fall terms of 1958 as Ay 133 by…

Synchrotron Radiation, A.A. Sokolov, 1963


A set of five lectures delivered at the Australian National University, December 2-21, 1963, by Professor A.A. Sokolov, Moscow State University.

Fundamentals of Radio Astronomy (Lecture Notes) by Alan H. Barrett, 1970

Taught at MIT. First folder includes Fred Lo's notes.