Paul Wild: Radio Astronomy and the Sun

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


John Paul Wild’s (1923–2008) major achievements include the original frequency spectrum classifications and his investigation of solar radio bursts. Also described are his development of instruments, including the radioheliograph, as well as his later career as chairman of the CSIRO.


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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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