Parkes Radio Telescope 60th anniversary Part 1: The origin story

By John Sarkissian Oam
October 29 2021 - 8:00pm
The journey to the Parkes Radio Telescope (pictured is the control room in 1962) all began with an experiment into Radiophysics.
The journey to the Parkes Radio Telescope (pictured is the control room in 1962) all began with an experiment into Radiophysics.

The CSIRO's 64-metre Parkes Radio Telescope, also known as 'The Dish', was commissioned in 1961, so we are fortunate to be able to celebrate its 60th anniversary on October 30.

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