Inter-Commission B4-C3 WG Historical Radio Astronomy (Inter-Union IAU-URSI)

Description

Mission/Goals (permanent):

a) Assemble and maintain a master list of surviving historically-significant radio telescopes and associated instrumentation found worldwide

b) Coordinate and document the technical specifications and scientific achievements of these instruments

c) Maintain an on-going bibliography of publications on the history of radio astronomy

d) Monitor other developments relating to the history of radio astronomy (including the deaths of pioneering radio astronomers)

 

Goals (short term):

a) Complete biographical memoirs of recently deceased radio astronomers to post on the web site here

b) Support the publication of papers on the history of radio astronomy currently in preparation by WG members

c) Document the history of the development of large radio astronomy facilities

 

Links:


Working Group Web Page


Working Group Members (37)


Under

Commission B4 Radio Astronomy
Commission C3 History of Astronomy


Leonid I. Gurvits

Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC and Delft University of Technology
Oude Hoogeveensedijk 4
7991 PD Dwingeloo
Netherlands

NCA adherence: Netherlands

Last updated:
October 7, 2021

Timothy Robishaw

Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory
717 White Lake Rd
PO Box 248
Penticton V2A 6J9
British Columbia (BC)
Canada

NCA adherence: Canada

Last updated:
October 7, 2021

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