n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Death of Geoffrey Burbidge : news notes

Volume 69, Issue 1_2
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Geoffrey Burbidge (24 September 1925 - 26 January 2010) was a famous - and in recent years, controversial - theoretical astrophysicist who worked at the University of California, San Diego. He was born in England in 1925 and received his PhD from the University of London in 1951. His wife was Margaret Burbidge, equally famous as an astrophysicist, but on the observational side.

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