Authorised form of nameRatcliffe; John Ashworth (1902 - 1987)
Dates1902 - 1987
Date of birth12/12/1902
Date of death25/10/1987
OBE 1947; CBE 1959; CB 1965
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election15/03/1951
Age at election48
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1966
Rutherford 1966
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1988 vol 34 pp 669-711, plate, by K G Budden
Royal Society codeNA2004
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/GA/WS/4150Ratcliffe, John Ashworthnd
PB/9/2/3/11/20Personal references and appointments: R
PB/1/33/3/6Companion of Honour1965
RR/61/48Referee's report by Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, on a paper 'Studies of region E of the Ionosphere' by J E Best, F T Farmer and John Ashworth RatcliffeOctober 1937
RR/57/102Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'Experimental investigations of very long waves reflected from the ionosphere' by J E Best, John Ashworth Ratcliffe and Maurice Vincent Wilkes[May 1936]
RR/70/200Referee's report by Phillip Ivor Dee, on a paper 'A study of the interaction of radio waves' by John Ashworth Ratcliffe and I J Shaw1947
RR/72/36Referee's report by Edward Victor Appleton, on a paper 'Diffraction from an irregular screen with applications to ionospheric problems' by H G Booker, John Ashworth Ratcliffe and D H Shinn1949
PB/1/33/1/8Nobel Prize1948
IM/GA/WRS/8669Ratcliffe, John Ashworthnd
PB/1/33/2Correspondence concerning the Copley Medal of the Royal Society1956
EC/1951/20Ratcliffe, John Ashworth: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/41/7Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'Some simultaneous observations on downcoming wireless waves' by Edward Victor Appleton and John Ashworth RatcliffeApril 1930
RR/65/48Referee's report by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley, on a paper 'Further investigations of very long waves reflected from the ionosphere' by Kenneth George Budden, John Ashworth Ratcliffe and Maurice Vincent WilkesDecember 1938
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