Stephen HawkingStephen Hawking
08 January 1942, British
Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist
Carl SaganCarl Sagan
09 November 1934, American
Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Writer

Josef Allen HynekJ. Allen Hynek
01 May 1910, American
Astronomer, Ufologist

Henrietta Swan LeavittHenrietta Swan Leavitt
04 July 1868, American
Astronomer

Antony HewishAntony Hewish
11 May 1924, British
Radio Astronomer

Martin RyleMartin Ryle
27 September 1918, British
Astronomer
Walter LewinWalter Lewin
29 January 1936
Astronomer, University teacher, Astrophysicist,

Cecilia Payne-GaposchkinCecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
10 May 1900, British, American
Astronomer, University teacher

Lawrence M. KraussLawrence M. Krauss
27 May 1954, American
Astronomer, Physicist, Astrophysicist, Academic,
James GlaisherJames Glaisher
07 April 1809, British
Meteorologists

Jocelyn Bell BurnellJocelyn Bell Burnell
15 July 1943, British
Astronomer, Astrophysicist
Max TegmarkMax Tegmark
05 May 1967, Swedish, American
Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist

Fred HoyleFred Hoyle
24 June 1915, British
Astronomer

Vera RubinVera Rubin
23 July 1928, American
Astronomer

Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
04 February 1906, American
Astronomer, University teacher

Jayant NarlikarJayant Narlikar
19 July 1938, Indian
Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Scientist,
Krishnaswamy KasturiranganKrishnaswamy Kasturirangan
24 October 1940, Indian
Scientist

Eugene Merle ShoemakerEugene Merle Shoemaker
28 April 1928, American
Geologist

George F. SmootGeorge F. Smoot
20 February 1945, American
Cosmologist

Fritz ZwickyFritz Zwicky
14 February 1898, Swiss, American
Astronomer, Physicist, University teacher
Williamina FlemingWilliamina Fleming
15 May 1857, British, American, Scottish
Astronomer

Gerard KuiperGerard Kuiper
07 December 1905, Dutch, American
Astronomer
Samuel Pierpont LangleySamuel Pierpont Langley
22 August 1834, American
Astronomer

Michael E. BrownMichael E. Brown
05 June 1965, American
Astronomer

Colin PillingerColin Pillinger
09 May 1943, British
Scientist
Amy MainzerAmy Mainzer
02 January 1974, American
Astronomer

Harlow ShapleyHarlow Shapley
02 November 1885, American
Astronomer
Gerard K. O'NeillGerard K. O'Neill
06 February 1927, American
Physicist

Karl Gordon HenizeKarl Gordon Henize
17 October 1926, American
Astronomer, Astronaut, Scientist

Carolyn S. ShoemakerCarolyn S. Shoemaker
24 June 1929, American
Astronomer
George DarwinGeorge Darwin
09 July 1845, British
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Jan OortJan Oort
28 April 1900, Dutch
Astronomer, Scientist, University teacher
Eric W. WeissteinEric W. Weisstein
18 March 1969, American
Mathematician, Astronomer, Non-fiction writer

Alexei FilippenkoAlexei Filippenko
25 July 1958, American
Astronomer, Astrophysicist, University teacher

James JeansJames Jeans
11 September 1877, British
Physicist

Adam RiessAdam Riess
16 December 1969, American
Professor
Venetia PhairVenetia Phair
11 July 1918, British
Amateur astronomer
Hannes AlfvénHannes Alfvén
30 May 1908, Swedish
Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Engineer,

Karl Guthe JanskyKarl Guthe Jansky
22 October 1905, American
Physicist

Thomas GoldThomas Gold
22 May 1920, Austrian, British, American
Professor

Geoffrey MarcyGeoffrey Marcy
29 September 1954, American
Astronomer, Physicist, University teacher
Guy ConsolmagnoGuy Consolmagno
19 September 1952, American
Astronomer, School teacher, Writer, Planetary

Lyman SpitzerLyman Spitzer
26 June 1914, American
Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Physicist, University

David H. LevyDavid H. Levy
22 May 1948, Canadian
Astronomer

Laura Mersini-HoughtonLaura Mersini-Houghton
Albanian
Cosmologist

Robert JastrowRobert Jastrow
07 September 1925, American
Astronomer
Bernard LovellBernard Lovell
31 August 1913, British
Physicist

Otto SchmidtOtto Schmidt
30 September 1891, Russian
Scientist
Seth ShostakSeth Shostak
20 July 1943, American
Astronomer, Radio personality

Harald LeschHarald Lesch
28 July 1960, German
Physicist

Robert H. DickeRobert H. Dicke
06 May 1916, American
Astronomer
Willem de SitterWillem de Sitter
06 May 1872, Dutch
Mathematician

John DobsonJohn Dobson
14 September 1915, American
Astronomer
Harold JeffreysHarold Jeffreys
22 April 1891, British
Mathematical statistician

Margaret BurbidgeMargaret Burbidge
12 August 1919, British, American
Astrophysicist

Allan SandageAllan Sandage
18 June 1926, American
Astronomer

Edward Charles PickeringEdward Charles Pickering
19 July 1846, American
Astronomer

Riccardo GiacconiRiccardo Giacconi
06 October 1931, Italian
Astrophysicist
Nikolay Aleksandrovich KozyrevNikolay Aleksandrovich Kozyrev
02 September 1908, Russian
Astronomer

Viktor HambardzumyanViktor Hambardzumyan
18 September 1908, Armenian, Russian
Astronomer

Walter BaadeWalter Baade
German
 

Halton Christian ArpHalton Christian Arp
21 March 1927, American
Astronomer
Otto StruveOtto Struve
12 August 1897, American, Russian
Astronomer

Norman LockyerNorman Lockyer
17 May 1836, British
Astronomer
William HugginsWilliam Huggins
07 February 1824, British
Astronomer

Aleksander WolszczanAleksander Wolszczan
29 April 1946, Polish
Astronomer

Grote ReberGrote Reber
22 December 1911, American
Amateur Astronomer
Jacobus Cornelius KapteynJacobus Cornelius Kapteyn
19 January 1851, Dutch
Astronomer

Ralph Asher AlpherRalph Asher Alpher
03 February 1921, American
Cosmologist
Helen Sawyer HoggHelen Sawyer Hogg
01 August 1905, American
Astronomer

Isaac RobertsIsaac Roberts
27 January 1829, Welsh
Engineer

Frank Watson DysonFrank Watson Dyson
08 January 1868, British
Astronomer
Fred Lawrence WhippleFred Lawrence Whipple
05 November 1906, American
Astronomer

Maarten SchmidtMaarten Schmidt
28 December 1929, Dutch
Astronomer
Carl StørmerCarl Størmer
03 September 1874, Norwegian
Geophysicist and mathematician

Harold Spencer JonesHarold Spencer Jones
29 March 1890, British
Astronomer

Gerry NeugebauerGerry Neugebauer
03 September 1932, American
Astronomer

Bernhard SchmidtBernhard Schmidt
11 April 1879, German, Estonian
Optician
William Wallace CampbellWilliam Wallace Campbell
11 April 1862, American
Astronomer
A. E. DouglassA. E. Douglass
05 July 1867, American
Astronomer

Bart BokBart Bok
28 April 1906, Dutch, American
Astronomer

Malcolm LongairMalcolm Longair
18 May 1941, Scottish
Physicist

John Louis Emil DreyerJohn Louis Emil Dreyer
13 February 1852, Danish, British
Astronomer
Yrjö VäisäläYrjö Väisälä
06 September 1891, Finnish
Astronomer

John A. EddyJohn A. Eddy
25 March 1931, American
Astronomer

George William HillGeorge William Hill
03 March 1838, American
Astronomer

William Edwin GordonWilliam Edwin Gordon
08 January 1918, American
Physicist

Yuji HyakutakeYuji Hyakutake
07 July 1950, Japanese
Astronomer
Ken FreemanKen Freeman
27 August 1940, Australian
Astronomer

Gérard de VaucouleursGérard de Vaucouleurs
25 April 1918, French, American
Astronomer
Robert Julius TrumplerRobert Julius Trumpler
02 October 1886, American
Astronomer

Brian G. MarsdenBrian G. Marsden
05 August 1937, British
Astronomer
Bohdan PaczynskiBohdan Paczynski
08 February 1940, Polish
Astronomer
Mary Watson WhitneyMary Watson Whitney
11 September 1847, American
Astronomer