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Serendipitous discoveries in radio astronomy proceedings of a workshop held at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Green Bank, West Virginia on May 4, 5, 6, 1983 : workshop no. 7 by Karl G. Jansky

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Published by Distributed by National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, WV, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Radio astronomy,
  • Astronomers,
  • Congresses,
  • Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by K. Kellermann and B. Sheets
ContributionsNational Radio Astronomy Observatory (U.S.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB475.A1 S47 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 321 p.
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26899651M
OCLC/WorldCa506255842

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  Not Available adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86AAuthor: K. Kellerman, B. Sheets, R. A. Schorn. ADS Classic is now deprecated. It will be completely retired in October Please redirect your searches to the new ADS modern form or the classic info can be found on our blog. Serendipitous discoveries in radio astronomy. Green Bank, WV, USA (P.O. Box 2, Green Bank ): Distributed by National Radio Astronomy Observatory, [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Karl G Jansky; Karl G Jansky; Karl G Jansky: Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource. SERENDIPITOUS DISCOVERIES IN RADIO ASTRONOMY Proceedings of a Workshop held at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory Green Bank, West Virginia on May 4, 5, 6, KU (7) Honoring the 50th Anniversary Announcing the Discovery of Cosmic Radio Waves by Karl G. Jansky on May 5, Edited by K. Kellermann and B. Sheets.

Radio astronomy is a subfield of astronomy that studies celestial objects at radio first detection of radio waves from an astronomical object was in , when Karl Jansky at Bell Telephone Laboratories observed radiation coming from the Milky uent observations have identified a number of different sources of radio emission. Serendipitous Discoveries in Radio Astronomy: How? Why? Ken Kellermann NRAO Innovation and Discovery in Radio Astronomy A celebration of the career of Ron Ekers The faculty of making happy and unexpected discoveries by accident. Many of the serendipitous discoveries made in astronomy came about because of new technologies that let astronomers look at previously invisible parts of the night sky, such as radio, X-ray and. Book Review: Greenwich Time: Greenwich Time and the Discovery of the Longitude Article (PDF Available) in Journal for the History of Astronomy 13(1) January with 20 ReadsAuthor: Steven J. Dick.

Four hundred years ago, Galileo Galilei turned his newly constructed spyglass to the skies, and thus began astronomers' use of novel telescopes to explore a universe that is invisible to the unaided eye. The search for the unseen has resulted in many important unexpected discoveries, including Jupiter's four large moons, the planet Uranus, the first asteroid Ceres, the large recession. The book is structured as a series of articles on serendipitous discoveries from the time of Archimedes right up into the late twentieth century. Sometimes romance and scientific legend are employed, especially in the early half of the book, in order to entertain and support the thesis of serendipity, but I think little is lost by such by: Serendipitous Discoveries in Radio Astronomy: Honoring the 50th Anniversary Announcing the Discovery of Cosmic Radio Waves by Karl G. Jansky on May 5, Accompanying 3 photos: from , from c (with Grote Reber), and one of Karl Jansky, another astronomy pioneer, from cBorn: Octo , Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.   In , astronomers Arno A. Penzias and Robert W. Wilson found themselves cleaning pigeon poop out of the Holmdel Horn Antenna, a radio telescope in New Jersey. The data from the instrument had weir.