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Biographical entry Higgins, Charles S. (Charlie)



Charlie Higgins was an early researcher in Australian low frequency radio astronomy. In the 1940s he joined the CSIRO Division of Radiophysics where his colleagues at the Hornsby field station included Alex Shain, Bruce Slee and Frank Kerr. Higgins and Shain completed a 9.15 MHz sky survey at Hornsby and together published a number of research papers.

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  • Orchiston, Wayne, Slee, Bruce, George, Martin and Wielebinski, Richard, 'The history of early low frequency radio astronomy in Australia, 4: Kerr, Shain, Higgins and the Hornsby Valley Field Station near Sydney', Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage, 18 (3) (2015), 285-311. Details


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