John Baldwin Memorial

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Created: 2011-05-26 09:11
Institution: Department of Physics
Description: John Baldwin Day - Wednesday 25 May 2011

A celebration of the life and science of John Baldwin on Wednesday 25 May
2011 at the Cavendish Laboratory
The programme is as follows:

10.30 Coffee and registration
11.00 The early days of radio astronomy in Cambridge

Welcome: Introduction and early history: Malcolm Longair
With contributions from: Tony Hewish, John Shakeshaft, Bruce Elsmore, Harry van der Laan, Richard Wielebinski
12.00 The scientific significance of low frequency radio astronomy and its legacy

6C and 7C low-frequency surveys: Julia Riley
The 38 MHz Survey: Nick Rees
LOFAR: Martin Hardcastle
SKA: Paul Alexander
13.00 Lunch

14.00 Neutral hydrogen imaging

Half-Mile Telescope: Thijs van der Hulst
Spectral Line mapping: Melvyn Wright
ALMA: Richard Hills
15.00 Diffraction limited optical imaging

Optical aperture synthesis: Chris Haniff
Lucky Imaging: Craig Mackay
16.00 Tea

16.30 John and Queens' college

With contributions from: Alan Hayhurst, John Polkinghorne, Richard Hills
Time for further reminiscences and reflections

17.45 Reception
18.30 Close

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