Group Members



Prof Antony Hewish

Emeritus Professor of Radio Astronomy

Pulsar radiation mechanisms. Use of interstellar and interplanetary scintillation as a tool for obtaining high angular resolution and as a probe of the plasma. Mapping of major interplanetary disturbances and their relation to shock accelerated particles and geomagnetic activity using observations with the 3.6 hectare array. Analytical modelling of interplanetary shocks and interpretation of spacecraft data relevant to space weather.

Department address:
Room G04
Battcock Centre for Experimental Astrophysics,
Cavendish Laboratory,
JJ Thomson Avenue,
Cambridge CB3 0HE.
Telephone: (+44) (0)1223 766763
Fax: (+44) (0)1223 337563
College address:
Churchill College,
Storey's Way,
Cambridge CB3 0DS.

Email name : ah120 (email to

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