Christiansen, W. N. (Wilbur Norman) (1913-)

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Christiansen, Wilbur Norman, FAA (1913-2007)
Christiansen, Wilbur Norman (1913-)
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Electrical engineer
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Wilbur Norman Christiansen (Chris) was Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney 1960-1978, and published in the fields of radioastronomy and radiotelescope design.

Born Melbourne, 9 August 1913. Educated University of Melbourne (BSc 1934, MSc 1935, DSc 1953). Physicist, Commonwealth X-ray and Radium Laboratory 1935-37; research engineer, Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd 1937-48; senior research officer to senior principal research officer, Division of Radiophysics, CSIRO 1948-60; professor and head, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney 1960-78; visiting Fellow, Mt Stromlo Observatory 1979-83. Syme Prize 1959; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1959; P.N. Russell Medal, Institution of Engineers Australia 1970. President, Astronomical Society of Australia 1975-79; president, International Union of Radio Science 1978-81.

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  1. W.N. 'Chris' Christiansen interviewed by Ragbir Bhathal for the Australian astronomers oral history project
    Christiansen, W. N. (Wilbur Norman), 1913-
    [ Sound : 1995 ]
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  2. Professor W.N. Christiansen FAA in interview with Professor R.W. Compton FAA / produced by Australian Academy of Science
    Australian Academy of Science
    [ Video : 1997 ]
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  3. Radiotelescopes / by W. N. Christiansen & J. A. Högbom
    Christiansen, W. N. (Wilbur Norman), 1913-
    [ Book : 1969-1985 ]
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  4. Entry for David Syme Research Prize, 1959 / by Wilbur Norman Christiansen
    Christiansen, W. N. (Wilbur Norman), 1913-
    [ Book : 1959 ]
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  5. [Papers in the field of radio astronomy] / [W.N. Christiansen]
    Christiansen, W. N. (Wilbur Norman), 1913-
    [ Thesis : 1953 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
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  6. Applications of the Wilson cloud-track method in atomic physics / by W.N. Christiansen
    Christiansen, W. N. (Wilbur Norman), 1913-
    [ Thesis : 1935 ]
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  7. Peking symposium 1964 : as Chinese scientists see the world / by W. N. Christiansen
    Christiansen, W. N. (Wilbur Norman), 1913-
    [ Book : 1965 ]
    At National Library
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  1. [Biographical cuttings on Prof. W. N. Christiansen, awarded the honarary degree of Doctor of Science by the University of Sydney, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
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  2. W.N. 'Chris' Christiansen interviewed by Ragbir Bhathal for the Australian astronomers oral history project
    Christiansen, W. N. (Wilbur Norman), 1913-
    [ Sound : 1995 ]
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  3. Professor W.N. Christiansen FAA in interview with Professor R.W. Compton FAA / produced by Australian Academy of Science
    Australian Academy of Science
    [ Video : 1997 ]
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  1. Family Notices
    Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) Thursday 2 December 1920 p 19 Family Notices
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  2. Govt. Scientist Admits He Had Left-Wing Views
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    ... Moscow bad given him a code name The scientist. Dr. W. N. Christiansen, principal research officer of the ... first entry was — Wilbur Christiansen— 'Master,' husband of the sister of 'Tourist.' Dr. Wilbur Norman ... 732 words
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  3. SCIENTIST SAYS HE HAS LEFT-WING VIEWS
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