September 8, 2014 – Green Bank Radio Observatory and Cranberry Glades

GBT – Reber Telescope – b

The world’s first parabolic dish radio antenna was built in 1937 by Grote Reber in his Illinois backyard out of lumber and metal. When no one else was interested, Reber continued Jansky’s work, investigating cosmic radio waves. Reber authorized it relocation toe Green Bank in 1960.

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