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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. ---->>>

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

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 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. ---->>>

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

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

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 05-11, 1924
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Occupation: Scientist
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Antony Hewish FRS (born 11 May 1924 in Fowey, Cornwall) is a British radio astronomer who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1974 (together with fellow radio-astronomer Martin Ryle) for his work on the development of radio aperture synthesis and its role in the discovery of pulsars. He was also awarded the Eddington Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1969 (wikipedia)