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Radio Astronomy

Series

Series Name
Frontier

Issue

Issue No.
9
Date Released
1965
Completion
Feb 1965
Length of issue (in feet)
515
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Radio Astronomy

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 1
Summary
NoS synopsis: Sir Bernard Lovell talks about his work at the Jodrell Bank Radio Astronomy laboratories at Manchester University, giving examples of how radio telescopes have stimulated and helped in the search of space by optical telescopes. The new data obtained from this research has helped in the assessment of rival theories of the origins of the universe.
Keywords
Science and technology; Space
Written sources
The National Archives INF 6   /1503 - used for synopsis
COI Catalogue Cards [BFI National Archive]
The British National Film Catalogue   Vol. 3 1965, p 35 - used for synopsis
COI Reference
MI 1233/9
Credits:
Camera
Alan Hewison
Sponsor
Central Office of Information (COI)
Sponsor
Commonwealth Relations Office
Production Co.
Eyeline Films Ltd
Commentator
Gordon Davies
Director
Michael Orrom
Producer
Philip Dann

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Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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Notes
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