Cosmologist Allan Sandage Dies

Allan Sandage. Credit: Carnegie Institution for Science.

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 the Carnegie Institution for Science: (…) Read the rest of Cosmologist Allan Sandage Dies (369 words)

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