k. guthe jansky

Jansky

[jan-skee]
noun
Karl Guthe, 1905–50, U.S. engineer: pioneer in radio astronomy.
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jansky (ˈdʒænskɪ)
 
n , pl -skys
Jy a unit of flux density equal to 10--26 W m--2 Hz--1, used predominantly in radio and infrared astronomy
 
[C20: named after K. G. Jansky]

Jansky (ˈdʒænskɪ)
 
n
Karl Guthe 1905--50, US electrical engineer. He discovered a source of radio waves outside the solar system (1932) and pioneered radio astronomy

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