J. A. Hynek, Astrophysics, 1951

€45.00

J. A. Hynek, Astrophysics: A Topical Symposium Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Yerkes Observatory,

1951, United States,
Titled & dated,
Book, Very Good,
Book,
23,5  X  16 cm

Astrophysics, a topical symposium commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Yerkes observatory and a half century of progress in astrophysics. J. A. Hynek,

editor New York : McGraw-Hill Book C°, 1951. 703 pages

Dr. J. Allen Hynek (1910 - 1986) was professor of Astronomy - Ohio University Served as Associate Director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Massachusetts USA as well as heading its NASA-sponsored satellite tracking program; part of a 67 nation International Geophysical Year. (1957/58)

Director of Lindheimer Astronomical Research Center at Northwestern University; chairman of Astronomy department. Civilian scientific consultant to the U.S. Air Force (1948/49-1969) i.e. 20 years.

He began as a debunker of UFO sightings, however he discovered there was what he felt were a significant percentage of these reports which he could not explain. He became convinced they deserved further study by the scientific community.

Photo ID: 6041


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  • J. A. Hynek, Astrophysics, 1951
  • J. A. Hynek, Astrophysics, 1951
  • J. A. Hynek, Astrophysics, 1951
  • J. A. Hynek, Astrophysics, 1951
  • J. A. Hynek, Astrophysics, 1951
  • J. A. Hynek, Astrophysics, 1951
  • J. A. Hynek, Astrophysics, 1951
  • J. A. Hynek, Astrophysics, 1951
  • J. A. Hynek, Astrophysics, 1951
  • J. A. Hynek, Astrophysics, 1951
  • J. A. Hynek, Astrophysics, 1951
  • J. A. Hynek, Astrophysics, 1951
  • J. A. Hynek, Astrophysics, 1951

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