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Prof. Rod Davies CBE is a Professor of Radio Astronomy at Jodrell Bank Observatory. Although retired he still works there regularly. He is the former director of the observatory. His main research interests include the Cosmic Microwave Background and the galactic foreground. He is also a Methodist preacher[1].

Background

Rod Davies was born into a family of sheep farmers in a tiny village in the bush north of Adelaide, South Australia. He got sent to school as a punishment for setting a haystack on fire. He studied Astronomy at Adelaide University. He is currently residing in Cheshire with his wife, in the same town as they have lived in since they moved to Britain in the late 1950s. They have had four and eleven grandchildren.

Essays and papers

"The Alpha and Omega of Space and Time" in God for the 21st Century, Russell Stannard ed., Templeton Foundation Press, 2000, ISBN 1890151394

References

  1. ^ God for the 21st Century, page 9

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