Donald LYNDEN-BELL

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1935-04-05
Education Marlborough, Clare Coll Cambridge
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Recreations hill walking
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Style Prof Donald Lynden-Bell, CBE, FRS
Career res fell Clare Coll Cambridge and fell Cwlth (Harkness) Fund Caltech and Mt Wilson and Palomar Observatories 1960-62, dir of maths studies Clare Coll Cambridge and asst lectr Univ of Cambridge 1962-65, SPSO Royal Greenwich Observatory Herstmonceux 1965-72, visiting prof Univ of Sussex 1970-72, dir Inst of Astronomy Cambridge 1972-77, 1982-87 and 1992-95, prof of astrophysics Univ of Cambridge 1972-2001, prof fell Clare Coll Cambridge 1972-; Russell lectr American Astronomical Soc 2000; pres: Cambridge Philosophical Soc 1982-84, RAS 1985-87 (Eddington Medal 1984, Gold Medal 1993); Brower Prize American Astronomical Soc 1990; Bruce Gold Medal of the Astronomical Soc of the Pacific 1998, J J Carty Medal and Award of the US Nat Acad of Sciences 2000, First Kavli Prize for Astrophysics (jtly with Maarten Schmidt) 2008; Hon DSc Univ of Sussex 1987, Hon PhD Hebrew Univ of Jerusalem 2010, Hon Dr Charles Univ Prague 2012; hon memb American Astronomical Soc 2002-; hon fell Inter-Univ Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) Pune India 2004-; foreign assoc: US Nat Acad of Sci 1990, Royal Soc of SA 1994; FRS 1978
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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