Ryle, Martin, Sir, 1918 - 1984 (Knight and professor of radio astronomy)
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
A copy of a letter from Redman to Sir Martin Ryle, 9 January 1973, enclosing copies of Redman's correspondence with Dr Allan Sandage, Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, 22 December 1972 - 8 January 1973, regarding the number and size of telescopes required for the Northern Hemisphere Observatory.
Correspondence with the University of Cambridge, including correspondence with R.O. Redman; G.M. Sisson of Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; R.V. Willstrop; Sir Martin Ryle; E.L. Pilditch of Lincoln's Inn Fields; Roger Griffin; D.W. Dewhurst; and P. Maitland. There are also invitations to various functions and the report of the Observatories Syndicate for the year ending 30 September 1963.
A copy of a letter from Sir Martin Ryle, Cavendish Laboratory, to R.M. West, European Southern Observatory, 22 December 1971, with a copy of West's letter of 13 December and details of a conference on 'The Role of the Schmidt Telescopes in Astronomy in Hamburg'. There is also a copy of a letter from Redman to West, 28 December 1971, declining an invitation to the conference.
A letter from Sir Martin Ryle, 11 January 1973, requesting Redman's opinion on an enclosed draft letter to Margaret Burbidge concerning the specification of the telescope/telescopes for the Northern Hemisphere Observatory and the instrumentation and organisation of that observatory, which will be discussed at the meeting of the Royal Greenwich Observatory Committee on 5 February. There is also a copy of Redman's reply of 15 January.
A letter from Martin Ryle to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the parallax of quasars and giving a list of some reasonably bright quasars.
A letter from Sir Martin Ryle enclosing a letter containing 'The Case for the Northern Hemisphere Observatory Now', and listing those willing to sign this letter.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Professor Martin Ryle of the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, regarding the only two quasars, 3C48 and 3C273, bright enough for viewing.
Three copies of a letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Sir Martin Ryle of the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, regarding an investigation into an unidentified proper motion.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Sir Martin Ryle regarding the solution to a problem with the support of the Isaac Newton Telescope mirror.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Sir Martin Ryle regarding a neutron star and the possibility of making an optical observation of it.
A copy of a letter from Redman to Sir Martin Ryle, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, concerning the comatic image and direct photography.
Lunar, planetary and stellar calculations by Flamsteed, Abraham Sharp and Abraham Ryley, 454 folios (foliated continuously). Some of the lunar calculations are on the backs of records of court cases in Derbyshire.
A paper by A.C.B Lovell and M. Ryle titled 'The Future of Radio Astronomy in Great Britain', discussing radio astronomy in various parts of the world, including a lengthy discussion on the setting up of a National Radio Astronomy Observatory in the United Kingdom.
A memorandum of 7 January 1972 inviting discussion on an attached letter from Redman to Sir Martin Ryle, 6 January 1972, asking for his views on the focus and the main purpose of constructing the Northern Hemisphere Observatory telescope.