Gerry Neugebauer

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Birthday
3, 1932
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Sep 26, 2014 (82)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
3, 1932
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Sep 26, 2014 (82)

About

American astronomer known for his work within the field of infrared astronomy. He's won two NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement medals and he has been elected to the National Academy of the Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Royal Astronomical Society.

Before Fame

He immigrated to the U.S. when he was 7.

Trivia

He had a major role in the design and construction of the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii.

Family Life

He was the son of Otto Neugebauer, an Austrian mathematician.

Associated With

Like Albert Einstein before him he received a Royal Astronomical Society medal.

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