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Goss, W. M.

Under the Radar

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Life of Ruby Violet Payne-Scott – 28 May 1912 (Grafton NSW, Australia) to 25 May 1981 (Sydney, Australia)
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

2. Ruby Payne-Scott: the Early Years: 1912–1938, Ancestors, Childhood, Secondary School and Sydney University
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

3. Woodlands School, AWA, New Career Opportunities for Women in World War II
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

4. Personnel File from CSIR/CSIRO
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

5. War Time Research by Payne-Scott at RPL
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

6. Payne-Scott – The First Woman Radio Astronomer and the Transition to Peacetime – 1944–1945
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

7. Payne-Scott at Dover Heights 1945–1947: Discovery of Type I, II and III Solar Bursts and the Introduction of Fourier Synthesis in Astronomy
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

8. Hornsby 1948: Type III Bursts Revealed; Conflicts with Bolton
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

9. Payne-Scott at Potts Hill, 1949–1951: Movies of the Outward Motions of Solar Outbursts with the Swept-Lobe Interferometer
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

10. Payne-Scott and URSI, 1952: Her Last Experience as a Radio Astronomer
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

11. Reminiscences and Anecdotes of Ruby Payne-Scott as Told by Friends and Colleagues
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

12. A Remarkable Family: Bill and Ruby Hall
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

13. Payne-Scott, Communist Party of Australia, Commonwealth Investigation Service and Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

14. Danebank School 1963–1974; the Ruby Payne-Scott Lectures
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

15. The End of Payne-Scott’s Life: A Retrospective
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

16. Epilogue: Why Did We Write This Book?
W. M. Goss, Richard X. McGee

17. Erratum

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Observations and Techniques, Popular Science in Astronomy, Electrical Engineering

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Astrophysics and Space Science Library
Page amount
376 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642031410

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