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Along Track Scanning Radiometer
Advanced Along-Track Scanning Radiometer (AATSR) Infrared and Visible Radiometer (IVR), flight spare, as used on ERS-2 and Envisat satellites for Earth surface temperature measurements. Built by Astrium Ltd (Matra Marconi Space) 1995.
Crookes Radiometer to Illustrate his research, 1872-1879
Radiometer used to illustrate Sir W. Crookes researches on the radiation of heat in high vacua, 1872-1879
Radiometer with aluminium vanes
Radiometer with aluminium vanes coated on one side with mica (No. 5)
Nimbus 6, Pressure Modulation Radiometer, 1973-1975
Nimbus 6 radiometer (engineering model) plus electronic test rack, Marconi, England, 1973-1975.
Eight vane radiometer, 1800-1899
Radiometer with eight vanes on circular disc, 1800-1899
Radiometer for taking solar radiation measurements
Radiometer for taking simple solar radiation measurements, used by Dr Griffith Pugh to provide physiological data for and during the Mount Everest expedition of 1953, United Kingdom, 1952-3. It was set up in the mouth of an ice cave, and gave readings of solar reflection from the snow on slopes opposite.
Callendar's Original Radio Balance, 1905-1906
Original radio balance with equatorial mounting, devised by Hugh Longbourne Callendar, London, England, 1905-1906.
Meteostat Radiometer Development Model, 1975-77
Meteosat radiometer development model, with stand, European, 1975-1977.
Sabouraud & Noire Radiometer X
Folder originally containing test pastiles measuring X-radiation; English and French instructions, comparison tints; all pastilles used.
Callendar's Disc 'Radio-Balance', 1905-1920
1905 (invented); 1907-1920
Original radio balance (laboratory pattern) devised by H. L. Callendar in 1905 and used at the Royal College of Science, Physics Laboratory.
Longwave radiometer, possibly by W H Dines - displ
Longwave radiometer, possibly by W H Dines - displayed at Wembley 1924
Electronic Test Rack for Nimbus 6 Pressure Modulation Radiometer
Electronic test rack for Nimbus 6 pressure modulation radiometer.
Stratospheric and Mesospheric sounder experiment, 1976-78
Stratospheric and mesospheric sounder experiment (radiometer) from Nimbus 7, launch date October 1978, engineering model. Made by Elliott, Surrey, England, 1976-78
Holzknecht chromoradiometer, for measuring radiotherapeutic doses, probably German manufacture, 1905-1930.