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Physics in Adelaide - the 1950s, a decade of change

Early 50’s 
Left to Right: Bob Crompton, George Fuller, David Sutton, Clare Sykes (background), Graham Elford, Gordon Aitchison

Alastair Blake is a former physics academic and Dean of Science at the University of Adelaide with a passionate interest in the history of our discipline at the University.

He undertook a series of oral history interviews in 2011 and 2012 concentrating on the period following the retirement of Professor Kerr Grant in 1948.

Transcripts of these fascinating interviews are available below. One result of Alastair's work is this fact-filled and very readable document titled "Physics in Adelaide - the 1950s, a decade of change".

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