Spitzer, Lyman

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Lyman Spitzer
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Name
Spitzer, Lyman Gender: M
Spitzer, Lyman Jr.
born on 26 June 1914 at 21:45 (= 9:45 PM )
Place Toledo OH, USA, 41n39, 83w33
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: CAH
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 04°39' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 17°37 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 21°38'



Biography

American scientist, assigned to undersea warfare studies during WW II. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1938 and worked on the Yale faculty 1939-1942. In 1947 he taught at Princeton as Head of the Astronomy Dept. In 1952 he was elected to the National Academy of Science. He was the director of Project Matterhorn 1953-1961. Throughout his career, Spitzer promoted and urged space exploration, and he has been awarded many honors. He died on March 31, 1997 in Princeton, NJ.

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Events

  • Social : End a program of study 1938 (Achieved his Ph.D.)
  • Work : New Job 1939 (Yale faculty)
  • Work : New Job 1942 (Taught at Princeton)
  • Work : New Job 1952 (Ntl. Academy of Science)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1953 (Director of the Project Matterhorn)

Source Notes

Contemporary American Horoscopes, Gauquelin Book of American Charts

Categories

  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Many honors)
  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy
  • Vocation : Science : Other Science (Supporter of space exploration)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Undersea warfare studies)
  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (Ph.D.)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Yale professor)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs

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