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Dec 22, 1911

Grote Reber was born


Grote Reber built a telescope with a 31.4-foot diameter parabolic dish in his backyard

Other events that happened on or around 1937


Grote Reber confirmed that radiation at radio wavelengths was reaching the earth from outer space

Other events that happened on or around 1938

Dec 20, 1989

The Reber Radio Telescope at Green Bank was designated a National Historic Landmark

Other events that happened on or around December 20, 1989

Dec 20, 2002

Grote Reber died

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