n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - ASSA news

Volume 64, Issue 1_2
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Extracted from text ... Retirement of Profs Warner and Ellis Prof Brian Warner of the Department of Astronomy, University of Cape Town, and Prof George F.R. Ellis, Distinguished Professor of Complex Systems at the same university, a well-known cosmologist, retired during 2004. Both intend to continue working. Warner has specialized in high-speed photometric observations of stars and has discovered many interesting phenomena relating to novae, x-ray sources and stellar pulsations. When he came to South Africa in the early 1970s, he brought with him a minicomputer- based photometer technology developed assa news in collaboration with R.E. Nather in Texas. His students over the past ..

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