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Astrophysicist - Birthdays
Date Event
1819-08-09

Jonathan Homer Lane, Geneseo, New York, USA, American astrophysicist who mathmatically analyzed the Sun as a gaseous body.

1877-09-16

James J Jeans, cosmologist/astrophysicist (Mysterious Universe)

1882-12-28

Arthur Eddington, England, astrophysicist/cosmologist/mathematician

1893-10-23

Ernest Julius Öpik, Kunda, Estonian Astronomer and Astrophysicist known for his studies of meteors and the structure and evolution of the cosmos

1896-02-14

Arthur Milne [Edward Arthur Milne], Hull Yorkshire, English Astrophysicist (kinematic relativity)

1906-11-02

Bengt Edlén, Swedish Astrophysicist who specialized in spectroscopy and discovered the source of unidentified emission lines in solar spectrum

1910-10-19

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, India, astrophysicist (Nobel 1983)

1911-08-09

William A Fowler, US, astrophysicist (Nobel 1983)

1920-05-22

Thomas Gold, Austrian astrophysicist (proposed steady-state theory of universe)

1929-10-25

Roger John Tayler, astrophysicist

1932-07-13

Hubert Reeves, Canadian astrophysicist

1935-11-10

Igor Dmitrievich Novikov, Russian astrophysicist

1936-02-12

Fang Lizhi, Beijing China, Chinese astrophysicist/dissident (Tiananmen Square, 1989), (d. 2012)

1938-07-19

Jayant Narlikar, Indian astrophysicist

1939-11-22

Tom West, American astrophysicist

1953-02-23

Sallie L Baliunas, astrophysicist

1954-05-28

George E Mahlberg, Astrophysicist, Mt Palomar/Mt Wilson CA (1974-78)

1956-08-02

Fulvio Melia, Italian-American physicist/astrophysicist and author

1965-03-29

Emilios T. Harlaftis, Greek astrophysicist (d. 2005)

Astrophysicist - Deaths
Date Event
1950-09-21

Arthur Milne, English Astrophysicist (kinematic relativity), dies of a heart attack at 54

1967-10-21

Ejnar Hertzsprung, Danish astrophysicist, dies at 94

1985-09-10

Ernest Julius Öpik, Estonian Astronomer and Astrophysicist known for his studies of meteors and the structure and evolution of the cosmos, dies at 91

1996-01-02

Thornton Page, astrophysicist, dies at 82

1996-08-12

Victor Ambartsumian, astrophysicist, dies at 87

1997-01-23

Roger John Tayler, astrophysicist, dies at 67

2003-02-10

Bengt Edlén, Swedish Astrophysicist who specialized in spectroscopy and discovered the source of unidentified emission lines in solar spectrum, dies at 86

2004-06-22

Thomas Gold, Austrian astrophysicist, dies from complications due to heart disease at 84

2005-02-13

Emilios T. Harlaftis, Greek astrophysicist (b. 1965)

2005-08-17

John Bahcall, American astrophysicist (b. 1934)

2012-04-06

Fang Lizhi, Chinese astrophysicist/dissident, dies at 76


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