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Biographical entry Blake, George Gascoigne (1885 - 1961)

25 February 1885
16 January 1961
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Physicist and Chemist


George Blake worked for the University of Sydney towards the end of his life in an honorary capacity in both physics and chemistry. He wrote a book, "History of Radio Telegraphy and Telephony" (1928).


Born England, 25 February 1885. Died Sydney, 16 January 1961. BSc, University of Sydney 1955, MSc 1957. Honorary research physicist, University of Sydney. Honorary research fellow in chemistry, University of Sydney 1955-61.

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Journal Articles

  • Coogan, Clive K., 'George Gascoigne Blake, Gentleman, Scientist and Gadgeteer Supreme', Laboratory news, April, 1989, pp. 16-17, 43. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.