DURING recent years important advances in astronomical knowledge have accrued from the application of radio methods of observation. The striking progress in this field has followed largely from the improvements in radio and radar techniques developed during the War. At the British Association meeting at Newcastle upon Tyne, three British research organisations which have played a major part in radio-astronomical research were represented in the contribution of papers before Section A outlining some aspects of recent progress.
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HEY, J. Radio Astronomy. Nature 164, 815–817 (1949). https://doi.org/10.1038/164815a0