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A monthly series on astronomy WHAT ARE THE RADIO STARS? by John Shakeshaft , Ph.D., F.R.A.S.
Some objects in the universe emit unusual energy at radio frequencies. We are now beginning to understand what they are, and why they do it.
The diagram shows the nucleus and ' jet ' of A187, a powerful radio source in the constellation of Virgo.


Unknown: John Shakeshaft


Gardening in the Shadow of the Alps
First of a series of five programmes from Bavaria
Roy HAY, ARTHUR BILLITT , and WILL INGWERSEN visit the Munich Municipal Gardens, describe some of the gardens, talk to the owners, and discuss this new and far-sighted ' allotment ' scheme.
Produced by John Greenslade


Unknown: Arthur Billitt
Produced By: John Greenslade


Introduced by Bill Hartley
The Specialists: Car Radios by Robert Scott ; and Finding the Station by H. T. Greatorex
Courtesy Cops: Geoffrey Hancock reports on this branch of police work Over the Hedge: Farmer I. W. Rhys explains for the town motorist some of the farming activities to be seen in the countryside
Produced by James Pestridge


Introduced By: Bill Hartley
Unknown: Robert Scott
Unknown: H. T. Greatorex
Unknown: Geoffrey Hancock
Unknown: I. W. Rhys
Produced By: James Pestridge

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