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Sir Bernard Lovell (1913--2012) (2012)


Sir Alfred Charles Bernard Lovell, who died on 6 August at the age of 98, was a pioneer of radio astronomy. He is known as the founder of the Jodrell Bank Observatory and built its telescope, which bears his name. Fifty-five years after its inauguration, the Lovell telescope remains one of the largest steerable telescopes in the world.


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Authors & Contributors
Loveli, Bernard
Orchiston, Wayne
Steinberg, Jean-Louis
Davis, John
Dufner, Barbara
Munns, David P.
Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Historical Records of Australian Science
Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences
Journal for the History of Astronomy
Franz Steiner Verlag
Verlag Harri Deutsch
Cambridge University Press
MIT Press
Iowa State University
Radio astronomy
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Blackett, Patrick Maynard Stuart
Eckersley, Thomas Lydwell
Lovell, Alfred Charles Bernard
Brown, Robert Hanbury
Bernhard Schmidt
Payne-Scott, Ruby
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, late
19th century
21st century
20th century, early
17th century
United States
British Isles
Great Britain
Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories, Jodrell Bank
National Radio Astronomy Observatory (U.S.)
École Normale Supérieure, Paris
Harvard University
Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie
Universität Bonn

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