Albert George Wilson ( July 28 1918 – ?) was an American astronomer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Albert George Wilson"
Audrey C. Delsanti ( 27 August 1976– ) is a French astronomer who co-discovered (40314) 1999 KR16 in 1999 whilst at La Silla Observatory in Chile. The Minor Planet Center erroneously lists her as "A. Dalsanti". In 2004 she was awarded a NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship in astrobiology at the Institute for Astronomy of the University of Hawaii in Honolulu. ...more on Wikipedia about "Audrey C. Delsanti"
Dr. Ben J. Bussey is a planetary scientist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ben Bussey"
Brett J. Gladman is a Canadian astronomer and an Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia's Department of Physics and Astronomy, in Vancouver, British Columbia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Brett J. Gladman"
Carl Edward Sagan ( November 9 1934 – December 20 1996) was an American astronomer, astrobiologist and highly successful science popularizer. He pioneered exobiology and promoted the Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence ( SETI). He is world-famous for his popular science books and the award-winning television series Cosmos, which he co-wrote and presented and eventually released as a book. He also wrote the novel Contact, upon which the 1997 film of the same name starring Jodie Foster was based. In his works, he frequently advocated the scientific method. ...more on Wikipedia about "Carl Sagan"
Carolyn C. Porco is an American planetary scientist. She is an expert on planetary rings and was the first to describe the causes of the eccentric ringlets and 'spokes' within the rings of Saturn that were discovered by the Voyager probe. Porco went on to administer Voyager's imaging of the rings of Uranus and Neptune. She is now the leader of the imaging team on the Cassini mission to Saturn. ...more on Wikipedia about "Carolyn Porco"
Carolyn Jean Spellmann Shoemaker (born 1929) is a co-discoverer of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and wife to Eugene Shoemaker. ...more on Wikipedia about "Carolyn S. Shoemaker"
Chadwick A. "Chad" Trujillo (born November 22, 1973), is the co-discoverer of , which he claims to be the Tenth Planet. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chad Trujillo"
Clyde William Tombaugh ( February 4, 1906 – January 17, 1997) was an American astronomer who discovered the planet Pluto in 1930. ...more on Wikipedia about "Clyde Tombaugh"
Colin Pillinger (born in Bristol May 9 1943) is a planetary scientist at the Open University in the UK. He graduated with a BSc and a Ph.D. at the University of Wales Swansea. In May 2005 he was diagnosed with progressive multiple sclerosis. ** ...more on Wikipedia about "Colin Pillinger"
Cornell H. Mayer (1922- 19 November 2005) was a radio astronomer, who famously was the first to accurately measure the temperature of Venus by measuring the planet's thermal radiation. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cornell Mayer"
Daniel Kirkwood ( September 27, 1814 - June 11, 1895) was an American astronomer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Daniel Kirkwood"
David C. Jewitt is a Professor of astronomy at the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy. He was born in 1958 in England, and is a 1979 graduate of the University of London. Jewitt received an M.Sc. and a Ph.D in astronomy at the California Institute of Technology in 1980 and 1983, respectively. His research interests include the trans-Neptunian Solar System, Solar System formation and the physical properties of comets. ...more on Wikipedia about "David C. Jewitt"
David J. Stevenson (born September 2, 1948) is a professor of planetary science at Caltech. Originally from New Zealand, he received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in physics, where he proposed a model for the interior of Jupiter. He is well-known for applying fluid mechanics and magnetohydrodynamics to understand the internal structure of planets and moons. In 1984, he received the H. C. Urey Prize awarded by the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society. He is a fellow of the Royal Society. ...more on Wikipedia about "David J. Stevenson"
David James Tholen is an American astronomer at the Institute for Astronomy of the University of Hawaii, who specializes in planetary and solar system astronomy. ...more on Wikipedia about "David J. Tholen"
David Lincoln Rabinowitz (born 1960) is a researcher at Yale University studying the Kuiper belt and the outer solar system. ...more on Wikipedia about "David L. Rabinowitz"
Earl Charles Slipher ( March 25 1883 – August 7 1964) was an American astronomer. He was the brother of astronomer Vesto Slipher. ...more on Wikipedia about "Earl C. Slipher"
Dr. Ed Stone is a Caltech professor who is the project scientist of the Voyager spacecraft. He was formerly the director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ed Stone"
Erik Ian Asphaug is a planetary science professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. The 1998 recipient of the H. C. Urey Prize from the American Astronomical Society, Asphaug is at the forefront of scientists studying the "rubble pile" composition of most asteroids and the implications of such composition on efforts to divert asteroids from striking the Earth. Asphaug has also worked with Urey Prize winner Robin M. Canup to develop new theories on how the Moon was formed. ...more on Wikipedia about "Erik I. Asphaug"
Ernst Julius Öpik ( October 23, 1893 – September 10, 1985) was a notable Estonian astronomer and astrophysicist, who spent the last part of his career ( 1948– 1981) at the Armagh Observatory in Northern Ireland. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ernst Öpik"
Eugene Merle Shoemaker (or Gene Shoemaker) ( April 28, 1928 – July 18, 1997) was one of the founders of the fields of planetary science and is best known for co-discovering the Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 with his wife Carolyn Shoemaker and David Levy. ...more on Wikipedia about "Eugene Merle Shoemaker"
Ewen A. Whitaker is a British-born astronomer who specialized in studies of the Moon. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ewen Whitaker"
Fred Lawrence Whipple ( November 5, 1906 – August 30, 2004) was an American astronomer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fred Lawrence Whipple"
Georges Fournier ( November 21, 1881 – December 1, 1954) was a French astronomer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Georges Fournier"
Gerard Peter Kuiper ( ), born Gerrit Pieter Kuiper ( ) ( December 7, 1905 – December 23, 1973) was a Dutch- American astronomer. Born and educated in the Netherlands, he came to the United States in 1933 and became a naturalized citizen in 1937. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gerard Kuiper"
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