Hewish
biographical name Antony 1924- British astronomer

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  • Hewish —   [ hjuːɪʃ], Antony, britischer Astrophysiker, * Fowey (County Cornwall) 11. 5. 1924; seit 1971 Professor für Radioastronomie in Cambridge. Hewish und seine Mitarbeiter am dortigen Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory entdeckten 1967 als Erste… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Hewish — Hewish, Anthony …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Hewish — Antony Hewish (* 11. Mai 1924 in Fowey, Cornwall) ist ein britischer Radioastronom. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werk 3 Auszeichnungen 4 Weblinks // …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hewish — /hyooh ish/ or, often, /yooh /, n. Antony, born 1924, British astronomer: discovered pulsars; Nobel prize for physics 1974. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hewish — /hyooh ish/ or, often, /yooh /, n. Antony, born 1924, British astronomer: discovered pulsars; Nobel prize for physics 1974 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hewish, Antony and Martin Ryle —    Hewish b. 1924; Ryle b. 1918, Brighton; d. 1984, Cambridge    Astronomers    In 1959, Cambridge University appointed Martin Ryle to a new Chair of Radio Astronomy; in 1972 he was appointed Astronomer Royal. He and Antony Hewish worked under… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • Hewish , Antony — (1924–) British radio astronomer Hewish was born at Fowey in Cornwall, and studied at Cambridge University. He obtained his BA in 1948 and his PhD in 1952 after wartime work with the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough. He lectured in… …   Scientists

  • Hewish, Antony — born May 11, 1924, Fowey, Cornwall, Eng. British astrophysicist. In 1967 Hewish determined that the regularly patterned radio signals (pulses) that Jocelyn Bell Burnell had detected were not caused by earthly interference or, as some speculated,… …   Universalium

  • Hewish, Antony — (n. 11 may. 1924, Fowey, Cornwall, Inglaterra). Astrofísico británico. En 1967, Hewish determinó que las señales de radio regulares (pulsos) que Jocelyn Bell Burnell había detectado, no eran causadas por interferencias terrestres o, como algunos… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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