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Raymond John Stalker 1930–2014

Caroline Stalker, Richard Morgan and Roger I. Tanner

Historical Records of Australian Science 27(1) 70 - 80
Published: 16 May 2016


Raymond John Stalker was born in Dimboola, Victoria on 6 August 1930 and died in Brisbane on 9 February 2014. He had a distinguished academic career at the Australian National University in Canberra and at the University of Queensland. His work on hypersonic flow was universally recognized, and the ‘Stalker Tube' facilities he pioneered were able to reach unprecedented flow speeds and were reproduced in many laboratories around the world.


© Australian Academy of Science 2016

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