|14th of July 2015|
|Famous radio astronomers|
|Left picture: U.S. radio astronomer
Martha Stahr Carpenter (Cornell University) with some of the instrumentation in the receiver
hut of the 11m (36 ft)
antenna at Potts Hill, during a visit to the CSIRO Radiophysics Laboratory.
- (The picture was taken in 1955; caption thanks to Wayne Orchiston, Miller
Goss and Jessica Chapman). |
Right picture: Ruby Payne-Scott, Alec Little (middle) and "Chris" Christiansen at the Potts Hill Reservoir Division of Radiophysics field station in about 1948. Payne-Scott and Little were working on observations of the Sun at 97 MHz using the newly constructed swept-lobe interferometer.
Image Credit: CSIRO Radio Astronomy Image Archive.