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October 25, 2010

What’s that noise?

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1288051186 ) Play

Identify the astronomer in (1). What you see in (2) is a replica of the device that he built that made him famous in the first place.

Cracked by: Rogi , username , shrik , dineshk , Ananth , apar , KK , Sumanth Patlolla , Manish Achuth , krudebox , Thejas V R , Rahulk , mankuTimma , Dibyo , Rahul Rajeev , soumya g , v.chandrashekar , Logik , Raghuvansh , jowens , Bharath , kallukudian , Shwetha Maiya and Vinay Nair Karath

Answer:
Karl Jansky. He built a home-made radio telescope that detected the first radio emissions from the Milky Way. This ubernerd almost single-handedly founded what we call Radio Astronomy today.


24 Responses to “What’s that noise?”

  1. Rogi
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    Karl Jansky and his thunderstorm static antenna, cum radio telescope.


  2. username
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    1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Guthe_Jansky

    2. radio telescope


  3. shrik
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    Karl Jansky and his radio telescope.


  4. dineshk
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    Karl Guthe Jansky with the first radio telescope.


  5. Ananth
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    Karl Guthe Jansky


  6. apar
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    Karl Jansky


  7. KK
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    1. Karl Guthe Jansky
    3. Radio telescope


  8. Sumanth Patlolla
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    Full-size replica of Karl Guthe Jansky’s radio telescope, now at the National Radio Astronomical Observatory.


  9. Manish Achuth
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    Karl Jansky


  10. krudebox
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    Karl Jansky, Radio Telescope


  11. Karl Jansky and the jansky radio telescope


  12. Rahulk
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    Karl Janksy

    The below thingy is the Radio Telescope


  13. mankuTimma
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    Karl Guthe Jansky. 2 is the replica of Jansky’s radio telescope.


  14. Dibyo
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    karl jansky and his radio telescope


  15. Rahul Rajeev

    Karl Guthe Jansky – Creator of the first radio telescope


  16. soumya g

    This is Karl Guthe Jansky. 2- replica of the radio telescope he built.


  17. karl jansky(radio telescope)


  18. Logik
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    Karl Guthe Jansky , whose antenna dubbed ” Jansky’s merry-go-round” detected radiation from the Milky way,
    while analysing static noise.


  19. Raghuvansh
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    Jansky, radio telescope.


  20. jowens
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    Karl Guthe Jansky


  21. Bharath
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    Karl Guthe Jansky and his radio telescope


  22. kallukudian

    Karl G Jansky
    Janksy Karl radio telescope


  23. 1. Karl Guthe Jansky
    2. Full-size replica of Jansky’s radio telescope, now at the National Radio Astronomical Observatory


  24. Vinay Nair Karath

    Karl Jansky – built the radio telescope that heard radio waves from the Milky Way.


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