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Fraser
2010-Nov-16, 08:00 PM
Cosmologist Allan R. Sandage, who helped define the fields of observational cosmology and extragalactic astronomy, died November 13, 2010, at his home in San Gabriel, California, of pancreatic cancer. He was Edwin Hubble’s former observing assistant and one of the most prominent astronomers of the last century. Sandage was 84. Below is his biography from [...]

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otakenji
2010-Nov-17, 03:26 AM
Sadly, another great 20th Century Mount Wilson Observatory astronomer passes.