Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Allan Sandage, 1926 - 2010

Observational cosmologist Allan Sandage has passed away. In memory of his brilliant career our history photo of the week is 1950s photo of Dr. Sandage in front of the 200-inch Hale Telescope.
You can read summaries of his impressive career from Carnegie Observatories, Nature, Astronomy Now, and Sky & Telescope.


Anonymous said...

Last month, Astrophysics has lost three great men;
Brian MARSDEN ( 1937-2010 )

Allan SANDAGE ( 1926-2010 )

Naum KAIDANOVSKY ( 1907-2010 )

Anonymous said...

the NYT did an excellent piece here