By S. Y. Braude,B. A. Dubinskii,N. L. Kaidanovskii,N. S. Kardashev,M. M. Kobrin,A. D. Kuzmin,A. P. Molchanov,Yu. N. Pariiskii,O. N. Rzhiga,A. E. Salomonovich,V. A. Samanian,I. S. Shklovskii,R. L. Sorochenko,V. S. Troitskii,K. I. Kellermann
This translation of A short background of Radio Astronomy within the USSR makes descriptions of the antennas and instrumentation utilized in the USSR, the astronomical discoveries, in addition to attention-grabbing own backgrounds of the various early key avid gamers in Soviet radio astronomy to be had within the English language for the 1st time. This publication is a set of memoirs recounting an engaging yet mostly nonetheless darkish period of Soviet astronomy. The association of the essays is decided essentially by the point while radio astronomy reports begun on the associations concerned. those comprise the Lebedev actual Institute (FIAN), Gorkii nation college and the affiliated Physical-Technical Institute (GIFTI), Moscow country college Sternberg Astronomical institute (GAISH) and house learn Institute (IKI), the dep. of Radio Astronomy of the most Astronomical Observatory in Pulkovo (GAO), precise Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO), Crimean Astrophysical Observatory, Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine (SSR), Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics of the USSR Academy of Sciences (IRE), Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, the Ionosphere and Radio-Wave Propagation Institute (IZMIRAN), Siberian Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, the Ionosphere and Radio-Wave Propagation (SibIZMIRAN), the Radio Astrophysical Observatory of the Latvian Academy of Sciences and Leningrad nation University.
A short historical past of Radio Astronomy within the USSR is a desirable resource of knowledge on a earlier period of clinical tradition and fields of analysis together with the Soviet SETI actions. a person drawn to the hot heritage of technological know-how will get pleasure from examining this volume.
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