Prof. F.G. Smith, director of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, interviewed by Tony Fish for 'Home Run', BBC Radio London, 1976-09-21
Scope and Contents
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.
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EMI reel-to-reel tape; interview duration: 18 minutes & 35 seconds
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