People classified with "Astronomer"

Total Cataloged: 12

Anthony F. Aveni
Anthony F. Aveni
Anthony F. Aveni is the Russell Colgate Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Astronomy, Anthropology, and Native American Studies, serving appointments in both Departments of Physics and Astronomy and Sociology and Anthropology at Colgate University, where he has taught since 1963.

Country of Origin: United States of America
Occupation(s): Anthropologist, Astronomer, Professor
Contributions catalogued: 20
Marcelo Gleiser
Marcelo Gleiser
Marcelo Gleiser is a theoretical physicist at Dartmouth College specializing in particle cosmology—mixing the physics of the very smallest constituents of the universe with the physics of the universe as a whole.

Country of Origin: Brazil
Occupation(s): Astronomer, Physicist
Contributions catalogued: 5
5 cataloged
Iosif Shklovskii
Iosif Shklovskii
Iosif Shklovskii was born in the Ukraine and began his education at Vladivostok University, but he soon transferred to Moscow State University and earned his doctorate at its Shternberg Astronomical Institute.

Country of Origin: Ukraine
Occupation(s): Astronomer, Astrophysicist
Specialty(ies): Theoretical Astrophysics
Contributions catalogued: 5
3 cataloged
Carl Sagan
Carl Sagan
Carl Edward Sagan was a founder of the modern disciplines of planetary science and exobiology (which studies the potential habitability of extraterrestrial environments for living things), and he was a brilliant educator who was able to inspire public interest in...

Country of Origin: United States of America
Occupation(s): Astronomer, Astrophysicists, Astrobiologist
Contributions catalogued: 26
Hanns Hörbiger
Hanns Hörbiger
Johannes "Hanns" Evangelist Hörbiger, better known as Hanns Hörbiger, was an Austrian engineer from Vienna with roots in Tyrol. He took part in the construction of the Budapest subway and in 1894 invented a new type of valve essential for...

Country of Origin: Austria
Occupation(s): Scientist, Engineer, Astronomer, Catastrophist
Specialty(ies): Theoretical Astronomy, Catastrophy Theory
Contributions catalogued: 1
1 cataloged
Thomas Gold
Thomas Gold
Thomas Gold was a free-thinking physicist and astrophysicist who refused to bow to consensus. A prime mover in the theories of the steady state universe and the non-biological origin of crude oil, his work was admired by some and shunned...

Country of Origin: United States of America
Occupation(s): Physicist, Astronomer
Specialty(ies): Cosmology
Contributions catalogued: 2
1 cataloged