Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Dates: 1931-2001; Majority of material found within 1955-1993
Overview This collection documents the career of Robert B. Leighton, who served as a member of the physics faculty at the California Institute of Technology from 1949 until 1986. The materials relating to the California Institute of Technology include research proposals for funding on design projects for NASA, radio and optical telescope dish designs (Owens Valley Radio Observatory and Keck Telescope), and radio astronomy, and other observational data. The papers also contain lecture notes to courses...