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Chamberlain, Joseph W. (Joseph Wyan), 1928-2004

Clemence, Gerald M. (Gerald Maurice), 1908-

Crew, Henry, 1859-1953

Cronin, James W., 1931-2016

Dalgarno, A.

Ney, Edward Purdy, 1920-

Paczyński, Bohdan

Ross, Frank E. (Frank Elmore), 1874-1960

Russell, Henry Norris, 1877-1957

Schmidt, Brian, 1967-

Spitzer, Lyman, 1914-1997

Tousey, Richard

Townes, Charles H.


American Astronomical Society

Johns Hopkins University. Department of Physics

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Rutgers University. Department of Physics and Astronomy

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

University of Pennsylvania. Department of Physics and Astronomy