Sixty years in radio astronomy: a tribute to Bruce Slee
Orchiston, Wayne (2005) Sixty years in radio astronomy: a tribute to Bruce Slee. Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage, 8 (1). pp. 3-10.
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Bruce Slee is one of the pioneers of radio astronomy. After recording solar emission during World War II, he joined what was then the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research's Division of Radiophysics in Sydney, Australia, and went on to make important contributions to Solar System, Galactic and extra-galactic astronomy. Since his retirement, in 1989, he has continued his research as an Honorary Fellow of the Australia Telescope National Facility, Now in his early 80s, Bruce Slee is one of the few radio astronomy pioneers of the 1940s who is still actively contributing to astrophysics. This issue of the Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage (JAH2), and the two that will follow it, are a tribute to this quietly-spoken scientist and his remarkable 60-year involvement in radio astronomy.
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|Keywords:||Bruce Slee; Dover Heights;'radio stars'; Fleurs; MSH catalogue; Parkes Radio Telescope; active stars; Culgoora Circular Array; clusters of galaxies|
|FoR Codes:||02 PHYSICAL SCIENCES > 0299 Other Physical Sciences > 029999 Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences @ 100%|
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