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Meteors, Comets and Meteoric Ionization

Nature volume 160, pages 7678 (19 July 1947) | Download Citation

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ON March 19 and 20 a conference on meteors, comets and meteoric ionization was held in the University of Manchester Physical Laboratories under the auspices of the Physical Society. The chairman, Prof. P. M. S. Blackett, in opening the conference, remarked that this was probably the first conference of its kind to be held. A widespread interest in meteors and comets is arising because of the new radio methods of detecting the ionization due to meteors in the atmosphere. Results of importance to astronomers and physicists are now being obtained; and it was hoped that this joint gathering would be of benefit to both.

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