Peale, Stanton J.
|Birthname||Stanton Jerrold Peale|
|born on||23 January 1937 at 20:06 (= 8:06 PM )|
|Place||Indianapolis, Indiana, 39n46, 86w09|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||03°41' 29°41 Asc. 12°41'|
American astrophysicist, planetary scientist, and Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara whose research interests include the geophysical and dynamical properties of planets and exoplanets.
In 1969 Peale published a generalization of Cassini's laws that explain the rotation of the Moon and other bodies subject to tides. In 1976 Peale published a procedure to determine the size and state of the core of Mercury.
In 1979 Peale and collaborators predicted that Jupiter's satellite Io might show widespread volcanism as a result of the action of tides. This prediction was confirmed by data from the Voyager 1 Mission which showed that Io is the most volcanically active body in the solar system.
He died on 14 May 2015 at age 78 in Santa Barbara, California.
Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield.
- Vocation : Education : Researcher
- Vocation : Education : Teacher
- Vocation : Science : Astronomy (Astrophysics)
- Vocation : Science : Geology (Astrophysics)
- Vocation : Science : Physics (Astrophysics)
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Various)