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Bernie Mills: Cross-Type Telescopes and Discrete Radio Sources

  • R. H. Frater
  • W. M. Goss
  • H. W. Wendt
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Part of the Astronomers' Universe book series (ASTRONOM)

Abstract

The career and scientific contribution to the development of radio astronomy by Bernard Yarnton Mills (1920–2011) is the focus of this chapter. Mills’s major achievements are described, including the invention of the Mills Cross radio telescope and his investigations into the nature of the discrete radio sources and their significance in cosmology.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. H. Frater
    • 1
  • W. M. Goss
    • 2
  • H. W. Wendt
    • 3
  1. 1.LindfieldAustralia
  2. 2.National Radio Astronomy ObservatorySocorroUSA
  3. 3.VaucluseAustralia

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