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King-Hele, Desmond (Part 9 of 21). An Oral History of British Science.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:07:56

  • Shelf mark

    C1379/13

  • Subjects

    Atmospheric Science

  • Recording date

    2010.06.08

  • Recording locations

    Farnham, Surrey

  • Interviewees

    King-Hele, Desmond, 1927- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Merchant, Paul (speaker, male)

  • Abstract

    Part 9: [DKH reads from prepared written account] The Duke of Edinburgh’s Lecture to Royal Institute of Navigation, 1963 on ‘The Shape of the Earth’, writing of ‘The Essential Writings of Erasmus Darwin’, new method of studying shape of the Earth using satellite ‘resonance’ in 1970s and 1980s, satellite observations supplied by Dr Roger Easton, US Naval Research Laboratories, Washington.

  • Description

    Life story interview with physicist Dr Desmond King-Hele

  • Related transcripts

    Desmond King-Hele interviewed by Paul Merchant: full transcript of the interview

  • Related links

    Visit this interviewee's page on the 'Voices of Science' web resource

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King-Hele, Desmond (Part 9 of 21). An Oral History of British Science.

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