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Giovanelli, Ronald Gordon (1915 - 1984)

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Born: 30 April 1915  Grafton, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 27 January 1984.
Ronald Gordon Giovanelli was Chief of the Division of Physics, CSIRO from 1958-76. He was interested in both optical measurements and solar astronomy.

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Born 30 April 1915. Died 27 January 1984. Educated University of Sydney (BSc (hons) 1937, MSc 1939, DSc 1950). Research Fellow, Mount.Stromlo Observatory 1937-39, National Physics Laboratory, London 1940-41, CSIR/O National Standards Laboratory 1941-58, Chief, Division of Physics, CSIRO 1958-76. Chairman, Australian National Committee, International Quiet Sun Years 1962-65, President, Astronomical Society of Australia 1968-71, President, Commission 12 (Solar Radiation), International Astronomical Union 1973-76, Chairman, Australian National Committee for Solar-Terrestrial Physics 1973, 1979-81. Edgeworth David Medal, Royal Society of New South Wales 1949, Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1962.
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