Govind Swarup, FRS

1963-1987 Astronomy & Astrophysics Tata Insitute of Fundamental Research 
 1987- Astronomy & Astrophysics National Centre for Radio Astrophysics 
Radio Astronomy
"Govind Swarup"

Govind Swarup was a radio astronomer and one of the pioneers of radio astronomy. He is known not only for his many important research contributions in several areas of astronomy and astrophysics but also for his outstanding achievements in building ingenious, innovative and powerful observational facilities for front-line research in radio astronomy. He has been the key scientist behind concept, design and installation of the Ooty Radio Telescope (India) and the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) near Pune.

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Kariamanikkam Srinivasa Krishnan grad student 1950 Allahabad University
Ronald Newbold Bracewell grad student 1957-1961 Stanford (E-Tree)
Joseph L. Pawsey research scientist 1953-1956 CSIRO Sydney
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Mohan N, Pillai SRC, Swarup G, et al. (2019) Polarization and brightness temperature observations of Venus with the GMRT Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 487: 4819-4826
Mohan N, Roy S, Swarup G, et al. (2017) Radio observation of Venus at meter wavelengths using the GMRT Icarus. 297: 119-125
Swarup G. (2013) The Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope Geophysical Monograph. 119: 297-302
Kellermann K, Orchiston W, Davies R, et al. (2011) Division X, Xii / Commission 40, 41 / Working Group Radio Astronomy Transactions of the International Astronomical Union. 7: 311-313
Orchiston W, Kellermann KI, Davies RD, et al. (2008) Inter-Division IV-V-IX / Working Group Historic Radio Astronomy Transactions of the International Astronomical Union. 4: 344-345
Chandra P, Swarup G, Kulkarni VK, et al. (2004) Associated HI absorption in the z = 3.4 radio galaxy B2 0902 + 343 observed with the GMRT Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy. 25: 57-65
Swarup G. (2000) Pesek lecture: SETI in India Acta Astronautica. 46: 621-626
Malik RK, Gothoskar P, Manohran PK, et al. (1995) Flux monitoring at 327 MHz during SL9-Jupiter collision Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy. 16: 393-398
Subramanian K, Swarup G. (1992) A cluster of protogalaxies at redshift 3.4 Nature. 359: 512-514
Swarup G. (1992) Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope—Its possible use for SETI☆ Acta Astronautica. 26: 239-242
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