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Biographical entry Gottlieb, Kurt (1910 - 1995)

Born
1910
Graz, Austria
Died
1995
Occupation
Mechanical engineer

Summary

Kurt Gottlieb worked at the Commonwealth Solar Observatory as a mechanical designer and draftsman doing optical munitions work during World War II. After the war he stayed on at the Observatory, later renamed Mount Stromlo Observatory, where he was made a Research Fellow and placed in charge of the workshops.

Details

Born Graz, Austria, 1910. Educated Brno, Cazechoslovakia (Mechanical Engineering). Came to Australia as a Jewish refugee 1939, undertook optical munitions work , Commonwealth Solar Observatory during World War II, later Research Fellow, Mount Stromlo Observatory, in charge of the workshops.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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