Smith, Francis Graham, Sir, 1923 (Knight, physicist and astronomer)
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley; Professor F. Graham Smith of the Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories, Jodrell Bank; and Dr Roger Griffin of The Observatories, Cambridge, regarding Griffin's work on the spectrum of Arcturus and attempts to get the results published.
An undated photograph, 214mm x 164mm, of D. Lynden-Bell, Maarten Schmidt, F. Graham Smith, S.C.B. Gascoigne, Sir Richard Woolley and Gustav Tammann seated in a group. There is an accompanying memorandum identifying the figures in the photograph.
A letter from F. Graham Smith regarding the possibility of using the 4.5m telescope in the infrared.
A letter from F. Graham Smith, Royal Greenwich Observatory, 6 February 1975, enclosing a copy a letter from F.W. Jackson, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, 4 February 1975, containing a quote for David Brown to examine the new blank at Schott's.
A letter from Professor Francis Graham Smith to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the proposed publication by Dr Roger Griffin of the results of his work on the spectrum of Arcturus.
Prof. F.G. Smith, director of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, interviewed by Tony Fish for 'Home Run', BBC Radio London, 1976-09-21
Topics covered include: the work of the Royal Observatory, the Greenwich Time Signal, measuring longitude, the Isaac Newton Telescope and its use in studying the history of the universe, spiral nebulae, black holes, pulsars, astronomical photographs, solar research, and new discoveries and research.
Recordings of the proceedings of the Hanbury Brown Conference, Herstmonceux Castle, 23-26 Sep. 1986, 1986-09-23 - 1986-09-26
A copy of the script for 'The Night Sky in December' by F.G. Smith on 'I.A.U. Report No 3 - "Needles and Nebulae"', reporting on the recent I.A.U. meeting, the investigation of nebulae by radio and optical telescopes, types and ages of the galaxies and the age of the universe, and protests about Project West Ford - the experiment on radio reflection from metal needles.