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Biographical entry Martyn, David Forbes (1906 - 1970)

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Born
27 June 1906
Cambuslang, Lanark, Scotland
Died
5 March 1970
Camden, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Radiophysicist

Summary

David Martyn was Officer-in-Charge, CSIRO Upper Atmosphere section 1958-1970, David Forbes Martyn was earlier CSIR/O Chief Scientific Officer, Radio Research Board 1944-1958 and Chief of Radio Physics 1940-1941. He was President of the Australian Academy of Science 1969-1970.

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Born Cambuslang, Scotland, 27 June 1906. Died 5 March 1970. Fellow, Royal Society 1950, Foundation Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1954.

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Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Academy of Science - Records, 1935 - 2007, MS 039; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details
  • David Forbes Martyn - Records, 1950 - 1954, MS 033; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Corporate Records and Archives Strategies

  • David Forbes Martyn - Records, 1940 - 1970, Series 3 and others; Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Corporate Records and Archives Strategies. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.