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Covers her career in astronomy. Focuses on college education at Goucher, 1945-1948, and Harvard Graduate School from 1955; influence of Bart Bok and Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin. Positions at Naval Research Laboratory, Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratory; funding, satellite tracking, telescope for Cerro Tololo, Berkeley, 1965; Hat Creek. Discussions on radio astronomy in 1950s and 1970s; very large array telescopes; women in astronomy and search for alternatives. Also prominently mentioned are: William W.
This interview with William E. Gordon was conducted as part of a history of planetary radar astronomy underwritten by NASA. The topics covered reflect the narrow requirements of that history. Gordon begins with a brief mention of the Waynick Memorial Lecture, before discussing the work on radio propagation and scattering that led to his dissertation work at Cornell University under Henry Booker in the department of electrical engineering.