Bolton, J. G. (John Gatenby) (1922-1993)

Also known as
Bolton, John Gatenby, (FRS) (1922-1993)
Bolton, John Gatenby (1922-1993)
Field of activity
Radioastronomer; Physicist; Radio Astronomer
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John Gatenby Bolton (1922–1993), radio astronomer, was born on 5 June 1922 at Sheffield, England, son of John Gatenby Bolton, schoolteacher, and his wife Ethel, née Kettlewell. He was educated at King...

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John Bolton was a Chief Research Scientist with the CSIRO Division of Radiophysics and was the first Director of the Parkes Telescope, later the Australian National Radio Astronomy Observatory, 1961-1971.

Born Sheffield, United Kingdom, 5 June 1922. Died Buderim, Queensland, 6 July 1993. CBE 1982. Educated University of Cambridge (graduated in physics 1942). Radar Officer, Royal Navy; Telecommunications Research Establishment; Radiophysics Laboratory, CSIR/O 1946-55; director of radio astronomy, Caltech 1955-61; director, Parkes Radio telescope (later Australian National Radio Astronomy Observatory) 1961-71, Astronomer at Large 1971-81. Edgeworth David Medal 1951; FAA 1965-80; Fellow, Royal Society 1973; Honorary Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences 1973; Gold Medal, Royal Astronomical Society 1977; Foreign Associate, U.S. National Academy of Sciences 1980; Bruce Medal, Astronomical Society of the Pacific (U.S.) 1988.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Bolton, John Gatenby
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Some Memories of John Bolton from Caltech and Early years at Parkes
    Roberts, J. A.
    Published: 1994
    Series: Australian Journal of Physics, 47, 5, 561-568
  3. John Gatenby Bolton 1922-1993
    Wild, J. P. And Radhakrishnan, V. R.
    Published: 1995
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 10, 4, 381-391
  4. John Gatenby Bolton. 1988 Bruce Medalist
    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    Published: 2001
  5. John Bolton and Australian Astronomy
    Robertson, Peter
    Published: 1984
    Series: Australian Physicist, 21, 178-179
  6. Recollections of John G. Bolton at Dover Heights and Caltech
    Stanley, Gordon J.
    Published: 1994
    Series: Australian Journal of Physics, 47, 5, 507-516
  7. John Bolton - Some Early Memories
    Westfold, K. C.
    Published: 1994
    Series: Australian Journal of Physics, 47, 5, 535-540
  8. John Gatenby Bolton [1922-1993]
    Ward, C.
    Published: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), 2011
    Series: CSIROpedia
  9. John Bolton and the Rainmakers
    Milne, D. K.
    Published: 1994
    Series: Australian Journal of Physics, 47, 5, 549-554
  10. John Bolton's Variable-baseline Interferometer and the Structure of Radio Galaxies
    Ekers, R. D.
    Published: 1994
    Series: Australian Journal of Physics, 47, 5, 569-576
  11. John Bolton as a Pioneer of OH Spectroscopy
    Whiteoak, J. B.
    Published: 1994
    Series: Australian Journal of Physics, 47, 5, 577-584
  12. Wild, Woolley and Savage - or How John Bolton and I Went Hunting for Quasars and QSOs
    Savage, Ann
    Published: 1994
    Series: Australian Journal of Physics, 47, 5, 589-590
  13. John Gatenby Bolton, 1922-1993
    Lovell, Bernard
    Published: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004
    Series: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  14. John Bolton, Discrete Sources, and the New Zealand Field Trip of 1948
    Orchiston, Wayne
    Published: 1994
    Series: Australian Journal of Physics, 47, 5, 541-548
  15. The Fortieth Anniversary of Extragalactic Radio Astronomy: Radiophysics in Exile
    Bolton, J. G.
    Published: 1990
    Series: Proceedings of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 8, 4, 381-383
  16. Radio Astronomy at Dover Heights
    Bolton, J. G.
    Published: 1982
    Series: Proceedings of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 4, 4, 349-358
  17. The origins and development of extragalactic radio astronomy: the role of the CSIRO's Division of Radiophysics Dover Heights Field Station in Sydney
    Orchiston, Wayne and Robertson, Peter
    Published: 2017
    Series: Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage, 20, 3, 289-312
  18. Australian Astronomers: Achievements at the Frontiers of Astronomy
    Bhathal, Ragbir
    Published: National Library of Australia, Canberra, 1996
  19. Bolton, John Gatenby
    Orchiston, Wayne and Kellerman, Kenneth I.
    Published: Charles Scribner's Sons, Detroit, 2008
    Series: New Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Koertge, Noretta, ed., vol. 1, 332-337
  20. Radio astronomer: John Bolton and a new window on the universe
    Robertson, Peter
    Published: NewSouth Publishing, Sydney, 2017
  21. John Bolton and the discovery of discrete radio sources
    Robertson, P., Orchiston, W. and Slee, B.
    Published: 2014
    Series: Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage, 17, 283-306
  22. Edward George Bowen 1911-1991
    Brown, R. Hanbury; Minnett, Harry C; White, Fredrick W. G.
    Published: 1992
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 2, 151-166

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  1. John Bolton interviewed by Lennard Bickel
    Bolton, J. G. (John Gatenby), 1922-1993
    [ Sound : 1975 ]
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    John Bolton interviewed by Lennard Bickel
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  2. Papers of John Bolton
    Bolton, J. G. (John Gatenby), 1922-1993
    [ Unpublished : 1940-1993 ]
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    Papers of John Bolton
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  1. John Bolton interviewed by Lennard Bickel
    Bolton, J. G. (John Gatenby), 1922-1993
    [ Sound : 1975 ]
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    John Bolton interviewed by Lennard Bickel
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  2. Papers of John Bolton
    Bolton, J. G. (John Gatenby), 1922-1993
    [ Unpublished : 1940-1993 ]
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  3. Australian National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Parkes, N.S.W., 1959-1981
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  4. Radio astronomer : John Bolton and a new window on the universe / Peter Robertson ; foreword by Ron Ekers and Ken Kellermann
    Robertson, Peter
    [ Book : 2017 ]
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