Karl Guthe Jansky
1905 – 1950
Who was Karl Guthe Jansky?
Karl Guthe Jansky was an American physicist and radio engineer who in August 1931 first discovered radio waves emanating from the Milky Way. He is considered one of the founding figures of radio astronomy.
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