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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Published as Subject

Andrew Lange

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Dates

July 23, 1957 – January 22, 2010

Authorized Form of Name

Lange, Andrew

Additional Forms of Names

Lange, Andrew Evan, 1957-2010

Biography

Abstract

Andrew Evan Lange was Marvin L. Goldberger Professor of Physics at the California Institute of Technology (1993-2010). Other institutional affiliations included the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests included cosmic background radiation and the expanding universe.

Important Dates

July 23, 1957Birth, Urbana (Ill.).

1980Obtained BA, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1987Obtained PhD in Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1987 – 1993Assistant Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1993 – 2010Visiting Associate (1993-1994); Professor of Physics (1994-2001); Marvin L. Goldberger Professor of Physics (2001-2010); and Chair, Division of Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy (2008-2009), California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Calif.).

2004Member, National Academy of Sciences.

January 22, 2010Death, Los Angeles (Calif.).

Occupation

Astrophysicist.

Places

Birth

Urbana (Ill.)

Undergraduate Education

Princeton (N.J.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Berkeley (Calif.)

Pasadena (Calif.)

Death

Los Angeles (Calif.)

Subjects

Astrophysics.

Big bang theory.

Cosmic background radiation.

Expanding universe.

Relationships

People

Family

Arnold, Frances Hamilton

Partner, were separated.

Bailey, James

Stepson.

Lange, Adam

Brother.

Lange, Alfred

Father.

Lange, Joseph I.

Son.

Lange, Karen

Sister.

Lange, William A.

Son.

Advisors & Collaborators

Bock, James J.

Advised by Lange at University of California, Berkeley, "Rocket-borne Observation of Singly Ionized Carbon 158 μm Emission from the Diffuse Interstellar Medium."

Chiang, Hsin Cynthia

Advised by Lange at California Institute of Technology, "Observation of Cosmic Microwave Background Polarization with BICEP."

Crill, Brendan P.

Advised by Lange at California Institute of Technology, "A measurement of the angular power spectrum of the cosmic microwave background with a long duration balloon -borne receiver."

Devlin, Mark Joseph

Advised by Lange at University of California, Berkeley, "Measurements of Anisotropy in the Cosmic Microwave Background on Degree Angular Scales."

Edgington, Samantha F.

Advised by Lange at California Institute of Technology, "A galaxy cluster survey using the Sunyaev Zel'dovich effect."

Holzapfel, William L.

Advised by Lange at University of California, Berkeley, "The Hubble Constant and Cluster Peculiar Velocities from Measurements of the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effectt at Millimeter Wavelengths."

Hunt, Cynthia L.

Advised by Lange at California Institute of Technology, "Transition-edge superconducting antenna-coupled bolometer."

Mather, John C.

Advisor while research assistant at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

Philhour, Byron J.

Advised by Lange at California Institute of Technology, "Measurement of the polarization of the cosmic microwave background."

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

PhD advisor at University of California, Berkeley, "An Attempt to Measure the Diffuse Brightness of the Sky at Submillimeter Wavelengths."

Runyan, Marcus C.

Advised by Lange at California Institute of Technology, "A search for galaxy clusters using the Sunyaev -Zel'dovich effect."

Wilkinson, David T.

Advisor while research assistant at Princeton University.

Colleagues

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Bacher, Robert F. (Robert Fox), 1905-2004

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Barish, B. C. (Barry Clark), 1936-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bialek, William S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Boehm, Felix

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Chamberlain, O. (Owen)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Christy, Robert F.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Clarke, John, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Clauser, John F. (John Francis), 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Deser, S. (Stanley)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Everhart, Thomas E.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Falcone, Roger W.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Falicov, L. M. (Leopoldo Maximo), 1933-1995

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Fowler, William A.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Freedman, Stuart J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Gaillard, Mary K.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Gell-Mann, Murray

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Glaser, D. A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Goldhaber, Gerson

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hahn, E. L. (Erwin Louis), 1921-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Holdren, John P.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jeffries, C. D., 1922-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kahn, Steven Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kaspi, Victoria Michelle, 1967-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Kimble, H. Jeff (Harry Jeffrey), 1949-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Koonin, Steven E.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Leighton, Robert B.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Mandelstam, Stanley

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McKee, Christopher, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McKeown, R. D.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Murnane, Margaret

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Politzer, H. David, 1949-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Price, Paul Buford

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1923-2000

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Schwarz, John H.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Segrè, Emilio

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shapiro, Marjorie

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shen, Y. R.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Smoot, George

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Thomas, Gareth, 1932-2014

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Thorne, Kip S.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Tinkham, Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Wise, Mark B., 1953-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Ye, Jun, 1967-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Zumino, B. (Bruno), 1923-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Institutions

Major Positions

California Institute of Technology. Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy

Visiting Associate; Professor of Physics; Marvin L. Goldberger Professor of Physics; and Chair, Division of Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1987). Assistant Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Obtained BA (1980).

Resources

Published Resources

Subject

Andrew Lange Los Angeles Times obituary.

Andrew Lange New York Times obituary.