Archives: Obituaries

Gustav Andreas Tammann

Gustav Tammann died on Sunday the 6th of January 2019. Gustav Andreas Tammann, a pillar of 20th century astrophysics, has passed away at the age of 86. During his long and

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Peter Abrahams

Peter Abrahams passed away on Sunday the 4th of March 2018. Peter was born on March 19, 1955, in Los Angeles, California, graduated from Reed College in 1977 with a

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Alexei M. Khokhlov

Alexei M. Khokhlov died on Saturday the 4th of May 2019. Alexei Moisseyevich Khokhlov was born in Moscow on April 22, 1954. He died at age 65 from complications related to

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Hollis Ralph Johnson

Hollis R. Johnson died on Monday the 15th of April, 2019. The astronomical community will remember Hollis R. Johnson not only for the excellence of his groundbreaking research but also for

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Thomas Edgar Ingerson

Thomas Ingerson died on Thursday the 8th of August, 2019. Tom Ingerson was born on May 30, 1938. He died from Alzheimer’s disease on August 8, 2019, at the age of

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Matthias Dietrich

Matthias Dietrich died on Thursday the 19th of July, 2018. Matthias Dietrich passed away at the age of 56 after a long battle with cancer. He was born on 19 May

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Lodewijk Woltjer

Lodewijk Woltjer died on Sunday the 25th of August 2019. The AAS Obituary Committee is responsible for commissioning and compiling the obituaries. To volunteer to write the obituary of a colleague

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José Flores Velázquez

José Flores Velázquez died on Wednesday the 14th of August 2019. The AAS Obituary Committee is responsible for commissioning and compiling the obituaries. To volunteer to write the obituary of a

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Carl A. Bauer

Carl Bauer died on Monday the 12th of August 2019. The AAS Obituary Committee is responsible for commissioning and compiling the obituaries. To volunteer to write the obituary of a colleague

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Daniel A. Klinglesmith

Daniel Klinglesmith died on Saturday the 27th of July 2019. The AAS Obituary Committee is responsible for commissioning and compiling the obituaries. To volunteer to write the obituary of a colleague

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