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Karl Guthe Jansky

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Visiting Karl G Jansky Very Large Array, Observatory in the Socorro County, New Mexico, USA

 

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Cool Astronomy Person of the Week: Karl Jansky

 

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Scientific Americans - Karl Jansky

 

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TODAY IN HISTORY - Birthday of Physicist Karl Guthe Jansky - 22 Oct 2011

 

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Radio Telescopes

Karl Guthe Jansky was an American physicist and radio engineer who in August 1931 first discovered radio waves emanating from the Milky Way. He is considered one of the founding figures of radio astronomy.
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  • Personal 

  • Radio astronomy 

  • Follow-up 

  • Legacy and death