Stibbs, Douglas Walter Noble, 1919 (astronomer)
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence of Redman, D.W.N. Stibbs, and V.C. Reddish, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, regarding building heights and microthermals, with a letter to G.T. Carpenter, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, correcting an error in the report on microthermal tests made for the Anglo-Australian Telescope that Redman had previously sent him.
Correspondence with D.W.N. Stibbs, St Andrews, and Dr C.J. Durrant, Fraunhofer Institut, regarding progress with the Spanish authorities and the German site tests at La Palma. There is also a copy of H.A. Brück's letter to H. Atkinson on German optimism regarding the use of La Palma for astronomy.
Correspondence with potential users of the Northern Hemisphere Observatory and arrangements for meetings. The correspondents are D.W.N. Stibbs; H.A. Brück; R. Wilson and D. McNally, University of London Observatory; J. Ring; J.D. McGee and B.C. Morgan, Imperial College of Science and Technology; Mrs M. Burbidge and A. Hunter, Royal Greenwich Observatory; Z. Kopal, University of Manchester; A.J. Meadows, University of Leicester; and Dr Vesecky, University of Leicester.
A letter from D.W.N. Stibbs regarding the paper by R.C. Bingham, Royal Greenwich Observatory, that was attached to the papers of the last N.H.O. Planning Committee meeting, and discussing unwanted submissions by people outside the Committee.
A letter from D.W.N. Stibbs, University of St Andrews, to Sir Richard Woolley enquiring whether there is any possibility that one of his research students, T. Lloyd Evans, would obtain financial support to research galactic clusters at the Radcliffe Observatory.
A copy of a letter from H.H. Atkinson to D.W.N. Stibbs, 1 November 1972, enclosing Hans Elsässer's graph of the total area of optical telescopes as a function of time for different countries.
A letter from Margaret Burbidge to D.W.N. Stibbs, incoming chairman of N.H.O. Planning Committee, 21 August 1972, enclosing a chart of the proposed project team; a flow chart depicting the sequence of events leading to the installation of two main telescopes; and a preliminary estimate for the removal of the Isaac Newton Telescope to a Mediterranean site, based on discussions with Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to D.W.N. Stibbs expressing support for T. Lloyd Evans's research and informing him that he will write to the Science Research Council to request financing for this work.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to D.W.N. Stibbs informing him that he will be writing to the Radcliffe Trustees to ask them to offer T. Lloyd Evans an appointment.
A photostat of a handwritten letter from T. Lloyd Evans, 25 August 1972, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, to D.W.N. Stibbs, regarding the state of British optical astronomy and telescope design needs.
A letter from Dr Hunter to Professor D.W.N. Stibbs, University Observatory, St Andrews, Scotland, regarding the Northern Hemisphere Observatory and the organisation of the Astronomy, Space and Radio Board's activities.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to D.W.N. Stibbs of the University Observatory, St Andrews, querying details of Stibbs's paper M.N. 116,453.
Copies of letters from D.E. Blackwell, J.V. Peach and S.V.M. Clube to D.W.N. Stibbs, 2-16 January 1973, expressing concern about the Northern Hemisphere Observatory Planning Committee discussions on the nature of the telescopes to be installed at the N.H.O. and giving their views on policy and design.