Payne-Scott, Ruby Violet (1912-1981)

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Hall, Ruby Violet (1912-1981)
Field of activity
Teacher; Physicist; Radio astronomer; Radio Astronomer; Schoolteacher
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Ruby Violet Payne-Scott (1912-1981), physicist, radio astronomer and schoolteacher, was born on 28 May 1912 at Grafton, New South Wales, elder child of Cyril Hermann Payne-Scott, a London-born accountant,...

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Ruby Scott was assistant physicist in the Physics Department at the University of Sydney, then a teacher at Woodlands Church of England Grammar School, before the outbreak of WWII. Post-war, she worked as a radio engineer with Amalgamated Wireless Australasia. After the birth of her son she became a science teacher at Danebank Anglican School for Girls, where she established a Science Department.

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Ruby Violet Payne-Scott was a pioneer of radio astronomy in Australia. She was a research fellow with the Cancer Research Committee, University of Sydney 1932-35, an engineer with A.W.A. Ltd 1939-41, with the CSIR Division of Radiophysics 1941-51 and taught at Danebank Church of England School, Sydney 1963-75.

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Australian Women's Register

  1. Payne Scott, Ruby Violet
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia
    Smart, Judith and Swain, Shurlee (eds)
    [2014]
    Published: Australian Women's Archives Project
  3. 200 Australian Women: A Redress Anthology
    Radi, Heather
    [Sydney]
    Published: Women's Redress Press

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Payne-Scott, Ruby Violet
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Ruby Payne-Scott
    Ward, C.
    Published: 2011
    Series: CSIROpedia
  3. Payne-Scott, Ruby Violet
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1995
    Series: Physics in Australia to 1945
  4. Ruby Payne-Scott - Radio Astronomer
    ABC Radio National
    Published: 2004
    Series: The Science Show with Robyn Williams
  5. Ruby Payne Scott (1912-1981) physicist
    Bygott, Ursula
    Published: Women's Redress Press Inc, Sydney, 1988
    Series: 200 Australian Women: A Redress Anthology
  6. Where are the Women in Australian Science?
    McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003
  7. Orchiston, Wayne
    Series: Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage, 13, 85-6
  8. Under the Radar: the First Woman in Radio Astronomy, Ruby Payne Scott
    Goss, William and Mcgee, Richard X.
    Published: Springer-Verlag, Berlin and Heidelberg, 2009

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  1. Under the radar : the first woman in radio astronomy : Ruby Payne-Scott / W.M. Goss, Richard X. McGee
    Goss, W. M. (William Miller)
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  2. The wave-length distribution of the acattered radiation in a medium traversed by a beam of x or gamma rays
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  3. Cocky and Co. and their adventures / by Violet M. Methley ; illustrated by T. Cuneo
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    Western Champion (Parkes, NSW : 1898 - 1934) Friday 5 May 1911 p 6 Article
    ... WEDDING BELLS. PAYNE-SCOTT.   A pretty wedding was celebrated on   Wedneacsay, 26fch alt ... daughter of Mr and Mrs W H Payne, end Mr Hoik r6 Ernest Scott, of Parkes, were united in ithe holy bonds of ... 470 words
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  2. INTERMEDIATE. Examination Results.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 19 January 1926 p 15 Article
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  3. MOONLIGHT ON THE NEPEAN
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    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Wednesday 25 February 1914 [Issue No.34 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 1319

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