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March 2018

‘In the Radio: 85 years of Radio Astronomy’ by Paul Hyde

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Road
London, SE3 7SE United Kingdom
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Mullard Radio Telescope

Radio Astronomy was born in 1933 with Karl Jansky's realisation that the mysterious noise he was detecting came from the direction of the centre of the Milky Way. The early development of the science was both hindered and helped by the events surrounding WW2, but the end of the war saw the UK and Australia seizing the initiative, rather than the USA. The subsequent story includes both the unchanging rivalry in scientific endeavour and the evolving role of women in…

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