John Conway (astronomer)

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John E. Conway (born 1963) is a British astronomer. He is director of Onsala Space Observatory in Sweden.[1] He was appointed professor of observational radio astronomy at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, in 2010.[2]

His research concerns radio galaxies and radio telescope technology, particularly involving VLBI. His design for a spiral configuration of antennas was adopted for the telescope ALMA.[3]

Conway was one of the scientists portrayed in the 1991 TV series The Astronomers.[4]

References

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