John Paul Wild

John Paul Wild

John Paul Wild (also known as Paul Wild, not to be confused with Swiss astronomer Paul Wild) (born May 17 1923 in Sheffield, England) is an Australian radio astronomer who served as chairman of the CSIRO and specialized in radio astronomy, including radio observations of the Sun. He won numerous awards, including the ANZAAS Medal in 1984, and the Paul Wild Observatory at Narrabri, New South Wales is named after him. Died May 10 2008 in Canberra, Australia.

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* [http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/biogs/P000900b.htm Bright Sparcs Biographical entry on John Paul Wild]
* [http://www.abc.net.au/science/features/listen_sun/default.htm Listening to the Sun]


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