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Stanton Jerrold Peale

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Dates

January 23, 1937 – May 14, 2015

Authorized Form of Name

Peale, Stanton Jerrold

Biography

Abstract

Stanton Peale was Professor Emeritus and Research Professor of Physics at University of California, Santa Barbara (1994-2015). Other institutional affiliations included University of California, Los Angeles, and Cornell University. His research interests included small particles in space, dynamics of planetary spins, tidal evolution, nature of the planetary interiors, star formation and the origin of the solar systen, and small bodies in the solar system.

Important Dates

January 23, 1937Birth, Indianapolis (Ind.).

1959Obtained BS, Purdue University, West Lafayette (Ind.).

1964 – 1965Research Associate, Space Research, Cornell University.

1965Obtained PhD in Engineering Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca (N.Y.).

1965 – 1968Assistant Professor, Astronomy and Geophysics, University of California, Los Angeles.

1968 – 2015Assistant Professor fo Professor (1968-1994) and Professor Emeritus and Research Professor of Physics (1994-2015), University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara (Calif.).

1971 – 1972Consultant, Science Advisory Group, Exploration Outer Solar System, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

1979 – 1981Member, Lunar and Planetary Review Panel, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

1980 – 1984Space Sciences Board, Committee on Planetary and Lunar Exploration, National Academy of Sciences.

1984 – 1987Planetary Systems Science Working Group, Lunar and Planetary Science Council, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

1986 – 1989Member, Lunar and Planetary Review Panel, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

1988 – 1993Planetary Systems Science Working Group, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

2009Member, National Academy of Sciences.

May 14, 2015Death, Santa Barbara (Calif.).

Occupation

Astrophysicist.

Places

Birth

Indianapolis (Ind.)

Undergraduate Education

West Lafayette (Ind.)

Graduate Education

Ithaca (N.Y.)

Employment

Santa Barbara (Calif.)

Death

Santa Barbara (Calif.)

Subjects

Astrophysics.

Planetary science.

Solar system.

Stars -- Structure.

Relationships

People

Family

Cobb, Priscilla L.

Wife. Married in 1960.

Peale, Douglas A.

Son.

Peale, Edith Mae Murphy

Mother.

Peale, Robert E.

Son.

Peale, Robert F.

Father.

Colleagues

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Awschalom, D. (David)

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Corson, Dale R.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Greisen, Kenneth

Both employed at Cornell University.

Griggs, David, 1911-1974

Both employed at University of California, Los Angeles.

Gross, David J. (David Jonathan)

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Hartle, J. B. (James B.)

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Heeger, Alan J.

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Horowitz, Gary T., 1955-

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Kivelson, Steven

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Kohn, Walter, 1923-2016

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Langer, James S.

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

MacDonald, Gordon J. (Gordon James), 1929-2002

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Polchinski, Joseph Gerard

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Scalapino, Douglas J.

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Schrieffer, J. R. (John Robert), 1931-

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Slichter, Louis B. (Louis Byrne), 1896-1978

Both employed at University of California, Los Angeles.

Strominger, Andrew Eben

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Wetherill, George West

Both employed at University of California, Los Angeles.

Wilczek, Frank

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Witherell, Michael S., 1949-

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Institutions

Major Positions

Cornell University. Department of Astronomy

Research Associate, Space Research.

University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Earth and Space Sciences

Assistant Professor, Astronomy and Geophysics.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor to Professor; and Professor Emeritus and Research Professor.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Cornell University. College of Engineering

Obtained PhD in Engineering Physics (1965).

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member and Space Sciences Board, Committee on Planetary and Lunar Exploration.

Purdue University. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1959).

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Consultant, Science Advisory Group, Exploration Outer Solar System; Member, Lunar and Planetary Review Panel; Planetary Systems Science Working Group, Lunar and Planetary Science Council.

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