Friday, September 28, 2007

Pief Panofsky died

On Monday, Wolfgang "Pief" Panofsky (88), a father of SLAC, suffered from a heart attack. LA Times.

54 years ago, Edwin Hubble died. He was a great athlete when he was young. Wikipedia argues that he was not really the first one who discovered any of the things - such as the red shift of galaxies or the proportionality law to velocity. Nevertheless, his work has led to a broad acceptance of the expanding Universe.

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