Science Minister McGauran Visits the ATNF

15 February 2002

The Australia Telescope National Facility and the Anglo-Australian Observatory were proud to host a visit today by the Federal Minister for Science, the Honorable Peter McGauran, MP. The ATNF Assistant Director, John Brooks, gave Mr McGauran a tour of the ATNF's technology projects.

The Minister studies a MMIC amplifier through a microscope.


John Brooks explains the uses of cryogenic refrigeration at the ATNF to Mr McGauran.


The excellence of engineering skills at the ATNF are evident in the millimetre-wave receiver.