Classics in Radio Astronomy [E-Book] / by Woodruff Turner Sullivan.
Sullivan, Woodruff Turner, (author)
Dordrecht : Springer, 1982
XXIV, 350 p. online resource.
Studies in the History of Modern Science ; 10
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Table of Contents:
  • I. Galactic Background Radiation
  • A. The Beginning of Radio Astronomy
  • 1. Directional Studies of Atmospherics at High Frequencies
  • 2. Electrical Disturbances Apparently of Extraterrestrial Origin
  • 3. A Note on the Source of Interstellar Interference
  • B. First Maps of the Galaxy
  • 4. Cosmic Static
  • 5. Cosmic Static
  • 6. Cosmic Static
  • 7. Cosmic Static
  • C. Free-Free Emission Theory
  • 8. Interstellar Radiation from Free Electrons and Hydrogen Atoms
  • D. Synchroton Radiation and Cosmic Rays
  • 9. Cosmic Rays as the Source of General Galactic Radio Emission
  • 10. Cosmic Rays as the Source of Galactic Radio Emission
  • II. Techniques
  • E. The Dicke Radiometer
  • 11. The Measurement of Thermal Radiation at Microwave Frequencies
  • F. The Phase-Switched Interferometer
  • 12. A New Radio Interferometer and its Applica¬tion to the Observation of Weak Radio Stars
  • III. The Solar System
  • G. Early Solar Searches
  • 13. On an Attempt to Detect Electrodynamic Solar Radiation and on the Change in Contact Resistance when Illuminating Two Conductors by Electric Radiation
  • 14. A Search for Hertzian Waves Emanating from the Sun
  • 15. On the Search for Hertzian Radiation Emanating from the Sun
  • H. Detection of the Sun
  • 16. Solar Radiations in the 4–6 Metre Radio Wave-Length Band
  • 17. Microwave Radiation from the Sun (with Erratum)
  • I. First Solar Interferometry
  • 18. Solar Radiation on 175 Mc/s
  • 19. Solar Radiation at Radio Frequencies and its Relation to Sunspots
  • J. The Hot Solar Corona
  • 20. Temperature Radiation from the Quiet Sun in the Radio Spectrum
  • 21. Observation of Million Degree Thermal Radiation from the Sun at a Wave-Length of 1.5 Metres
  • K. Lunar Radiation
  • 22. Microwave Radiation from the Sun and Moon
  • IV. Discrete Sources
  • L. Discovery and First Optical Identifications
  • 23. Fluctuations in Cosmic Radiation at Radio-Frequencies
  • 24. Variable Source of Radio-Frequency Radiation in the Constellation of Cygnus
  • 25. A New Intense Source of Radio-Frequency Radiation in the Constellation of Cassiopeia
  • 26. Positions of Three Discrete Sources of Galactic Radio-Frequency Radiation
  • M. Synchroton Radiation
  • 27. Cosmic Radiation and Radio Stars
  • N. Optical Identification of Cas A and Cyg A
  • 28. An Accurate Determination of the Positions of Four Radio Stars
  • 29. Identification of the Radio Sources in Cassiopeia, Cygnus A, and Puppis A
  • O. Source Structure
  • 30. Apparent Angular Sizes of Discrete Radio Sources
  • 31. Apparent Angular Sizes of Discrete Radio Sources
  • 32. Apparent Angular Sizes of Discrete Radio Sources
  • 33. Fine Structure of Extra-Terrestrial Radio Source Cygnus I
  • V. Spectroscopy
  • P. Prediction of the 21-cm Line
  • 34. The Origin of Radio Waves from Space
  • Q. Prediction of Molecular Line Emission
  • 35. Monochromatic Radio Emission from the Galaxy and the Possibility of its Observation
  • R. Discovery of the 21-cm Line
  • 36. Radiation from Galactic Hydrogen at 1420 Mc/s
  • 37. The Interstellar Hydrogen Line at 1420 Mc/s and an Estimate of Galactic Rotation (with a short note from J. L. Pawsey)
  • References
  • Name index.