Shi Dai, who
took up a post-doc position at CASS in December 2015, has just joined
Tessa Vernstrom as a new
The image above shows Shi viewing the commemorative stone at
Piha on the west coast near Auckland during a recent PULSE@Parkes
tour to New Zealand. It commemorates the pioneering observations of
the "Cosmic Noise" carried out by CSIR (as it then was) scientists
John Bolton (after whom Shi's Fellowship is named) and Gordon Stanley
(a New Zealander) in 1948 using a Yagi antenna atop the 300m high
cliffs overlooking the Tasman Sea on the site of a WWII radar station.
Details about these observations may be found
in this document.
(Image credit: Rob Hollow)