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Antony Hewish
May 11, 1924 -
Nationality: British
Category: Scientist
Subcategory: British Scientist

I was educated at King's College, Taunton and went to the University of Cambridge in 1942.


I believe scientists have a duty to share the excitement and pleasure of their work with the general public, and I enjoy the challenge of presenting difficult ideas in an understandable way.


Jocelyn Bell joined the project as a graduate student in 1965, helping as a member of the construction team and then analysing the paper charts of the sky survey.


I grew up in Newquay, on the Atlantic coast and there developed a love of the sea and boats.


Thus I was able to make pioneering measurements of the height and physical scale of plasma clouds in the ionosphere and also to estimate wind speeds in this region.


Teaching physics at the University, and more general lecturing to wider audiences has been a major concern.


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