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Ryle, Martin, Sir, 1918 - 1984 (Knight and professor of radio astronomy)

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Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on the Isaac Newton Telescope, 1967-01-02 - 1974-09-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/556
Scope and Contents Correspondence and some related papers regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope and building grounds, including the following items:Correspondence with the Ministry of Public Building and Works regarding various pieces of equipment.Correspondence with Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.Correspondence with the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh.Correspondence with the Defence Lands Office, Canterbury.Correspondence with the McGregor Fund,...
Dates: 1967-01-02 - 1974-09-04
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on the Large Telescope User's Panel, 1967-07-24 - 1974-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/586
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding arrangements for the Large Telescope User's Panel meetings and expenses, including correspondence with Sir Martin Ryle of Cambridge University; T.G. Cowling of Leeds University; the Science Research Council; R.O. Redman of The Observatories, Cambridge University; R.H. Stoy of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope; H.A. Brück, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria; J.V. Peach of the...
Dates: 1967-07-24 - 1974-08-26
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence with Allan Sandage, 1973-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/244
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1973-01
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence with Cambridge University, 1963-11-18 - 1968-02-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/564
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1963-11-18 - 1968-02-23
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence with Cambridge University, 1968-10 - 1971-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/572
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Cambridge University, including the report of the Cambridge University Observatories Syndicate for the year ending 30 September 1968; correspondence with R.O. Redman; a report on future policy for the Observatories, dated 23 January 1969; photographs of NGC 419 in the Small Magellanic Cloud, from the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria; reports of the Observatories Syndicate for the years ending 30 September 1969 and 30 September 1970; correspondence with G. Burbidge of the...
Dates: 1968-10 - 1971-12
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence with R.M. West, 1971-12-22 - 1971-12-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/652
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1971-12-22 - 1971-12-28
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence with Sir Martin Ryle, 1973-01-11 - 1973-01-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/245
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1973-01-11 - 1973-01-15
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Documents concerning reprints of 'The Observatory' magazine, Oct. 1969 issue, 1969-04 - 1969-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 84/3/9/5
Scope and Contents Reprint instructions and orders for 'The Observatory' magazine (Oct. 1969) vol. 89, no. 972, and correspondence with contributing authors including: Sir Martin Ryle (University of Cambridge), S. Kenderine (University of Cambridge), P. Brosche (Heidelberg), William A. Sherwood (Royal Observatory, Edinburgh), Martin Rees (University of Cambridge), A.J. Meadows (University of Leicester), A.D. Thackeray (Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria; re. a paper by E.N. Walker and D. Jones), John Shakeshaft...
Dates: 1969-04 - 1969-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 apply to many of these records.
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General papers, 1967-05-09 - 1975-06-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/671
Scope and Contents General papers, including correspondence with D.E. Blackwell of the University Observatory, Oxford; J.W. Schofield of the University of Hull, regarding an infra-red spectrometer; J.V. Peach of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, Pasadena, concerning the design and construction of Cassegrain spectrographs; the Science Research Council; R.H. Stoy of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope; Sir Martin Ryle of the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory, Cambridge, concerning the Large...
Dates: 1967-05-09 - 1975-06-04
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Martin Ryle, 1966-03-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/410
Scope and Contents

A letter from Martin Ryle to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the parallax of quasars and giving a list of some reasonably bright quasars.

Dates: 1966-03-05
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Sir Martin Ryle, 1973-11-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/205
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1973-11-28
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter to Martin Ryle, 1966-02-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/409
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1966-02-24
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter to Martin Ryle, 1968-02-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/445
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1968-02-13
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter to Martin Ryle, 1968-02-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/446
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1968-02-16
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter to Martin Ryle, 1968-02-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/447
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Sir Martin Ryle regarding a neutron star and the possibility of making an optical observation of it.

Dates: 1968-02-23
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter to Sir Martin Ryle, 1967-09-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/67
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Redman to Sir Martin Ryle, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, concerning the comatic image and direct photography.

Dates: 1967-09-29
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Lunar, planetary and stellar calculations, 1667 - 1718

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/65
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1667 - 1718
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Paper on radio astronomy, 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/931
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1960
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers for the Astronomy Sub-Committee, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/942
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the Astronomy Sub-Committee of the Research Grants Committee, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, at State House, London, on 10 March 1965. The documents include 'Resolution on Professor Hoyle's application' (loose) and minutes and matters arising from the nineteenth meeting of the sub-committee. The rest of the papers are comprised of applications from the University of Sussex and various individuals for Special Research Grants, as...
Dates: 1965
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers for the Radio Astronomy Committee, 1961 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/932
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the Radio Astronomy Planning Committee of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research at State House, London, on 9 January 1962. The documents include details of the committee's membership and terms of reference; 'Facilities for Radio-Astronomical Research at present available and under immediate consideration in the United Kingdom'; A.C.B. Lovell and M. Ryle, 'The Future of Radio Astronomy in Great Britain'; Lovell, 'The Development of Steerable Radio...
Dates: 1961 - 1962
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers for the Radio Astronomy Committee, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/933
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the Radio Astronomy Planning Committee of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research at State House, London, on 6 March 1962. The documents include minutes and matters arising at the meeting of the committee on 9 January 1962; 'Report to Radio Astronomy Planning Committee by the Astronomer Royal'; Sir Bernard Lovell, 'Memorandum on future research programmes in radio astronomy with particular reference to the use of large filled aperture steerable radio...
Dates: 1962
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers for the Radio Astronomy Committee, 1960 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/934
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the Radio Astronomy Planning Committee of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, on 22 June 1962. The papers include documents relating to a grant for a new Mills Cross Telescope at Canberra; M. Ryle, 'Possible Future Developments at Cambridge'; 'The Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory. University of Cambridge'; minutes of a meeting of the committee on 6 March 1962; M. Ryle and A. Hewish, 'The Synthesis of Large...
Dates: 1960 - 1962
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers of the 1974 conference, 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 56/8
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers regarding the 1974 Herstmonceux Conference:1. OrganisationA circular describing the conference; the programme and agenda; two copies of a list of delegates; and a blank application form for attending the conference.2. AttendanceCorrespondence arranging the attendance of delegates: C.A. Murray to Sir Martin Ryle inviting him to attend; Murray to W. Fricke suggesting that he write a paper to be presented at the conference; Murray...
Dates: 1974
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on the N.H.O., 1972-01-06 - 1972-01-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/143
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1972-01-06 - 1972-01-07
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on the R.G.O. Committee, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 11/28
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the Royal Greenwich Observatory Committee:Correspondence regarding topics to be discussed at the R.G.O. Committee, including a letter from Sir Martin Ryle giving his views on the forthcoming large telescope project and Northern Hemisphere Observatory; a paper giving the views of astronomers at the R.G.O. as to what should be provided at the Northern Hemisphere Observatory and what research they would like to do; an unsigned paper on the provision...
Dates: 1973
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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