Boffin: A Personal Story of the Early Days of Radar, Radio Astronomy and Quantum Optics

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CRC Press, Sep 1, 1991 - Technology & Engineering - 190 pages
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Boffin is the highly entertaining story of a man who has lived & breathed science. While entertaining Hanbury Brown is also deeply thoughtful of his profession & concludes with some candid views on the nature & purpose of science.
 

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Contents

a Prelude to the Battle of Britain
1
the Early Days of Airborne Radar
17
Radar in the Dark
34
Radar at Sea
45
Radar and the Battle at Night
55
Airborne Radar and the Army
68
Friend from Foe
80
Swords into Ploughshares
86
Radio Stars
93
A New Look at the Stars
117
Under the Southern Cross
135
Staying on
154
Epilogue
171
Index
177
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