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Hewish, Antony, 1924 (Professor of Radioastronomy)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Papers of 'The Observatory' magazine, 1922 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 84
Scope and Contents The collection comprises an incomplete archive of the business papers of ‘The Observatory’ from 1922 to 1983 (mostly covering 1939-1975). The papers are arranged in four series: financial records, general correspondence and business files, reprints files, and miscellaneous print material. The bulk of the collection consists of editorial correspondence with contributing authors, mainly concerning submissions for publication (RGO 83/2) and reprints (RGO 83/3). Some files include...
Dates: 1922 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: The provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 apply to many of these records.

Press cuttings, circa 1960s-1970s, 1960 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 190/4
Scope and Contents

Includes cuttings on the discovery of quasars and pulsars, the launch of Apollo 16 (1972), the possibility of a future Mars landing and of life on Mars, and the health impact for astronauts landing on the Moon.

Dates: 1960 - 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

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