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    Grote Reber

    Armour Institute 1933


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    Pioneer radio astronomer and engineer. Reber is recognized in the National Air and Space Museum as a founding father of radio astronomy. He constructed the first telescope designed specifically for radio astronomical observations of space in 1937 in his backyard, and in 1944 he published the first maps of the radio sky.

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