Simon White

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Birthday
30, 1951
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
England

About

British astrophysicist who has served as one of the four directors of the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics.

Before Fame

He received a B.A. in Mathematics from Jesus College, Cambridge at the University of Cambridge in 1972 and a M.Sc. in Astronomy from the University of Toronto in 1974.

Trivia

He has won multiple awards for his work including the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 2006.

Family Life

He married astrophysicist Guinevere Kauffmann, and they have a son named Jonathan.

Associated With

Like him, Brian Schmidt is also an astrophysicist.