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Biographical entry Merfield, Zeus Amphion (1899 - 1965)

Born
19 June 1899
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
16 September 1965
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

Zeus Amphion Merfield was a physicist with the Commonwealth Department of Supply Aeronautical Research Laboratories from 1949-64.

Details

Events

1920 - 1921
Education - Educated at the University of Melbourne
1922 - 1926
Career position - Research Assistant in Natural Philosophy at the University of Melbourne
1927 - 1932
Career position - Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne
1932 - 1938
Career position - Proprietor of Merfield & Sons, consultant physicists
1947 - 1949
Career position - Senior Experimental Officer at the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) Division of Aeronautics
1949 - 1964
Career position - Physicist at the Commonwealth Department of Supply Aeronautical Research Laboratories

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Orchiston, Wayne, 'Comets and Communication: Amateur-Professional Tension in Australian Astronomy', Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, vol. 16, 1999, pp. 212-221. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.