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Gascoigne, Sidney Charles Bartholemew (1915 - )

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Born: 11 November 1915  Napier, New Zealand
Sidney Charles B. (Ben) Gascoigne was Professor in Astronomy, Australian National University, Canberra 1964-80. Before that he worked at the Australian National University as Reader and Assistant Director (Research) and at the Commonwealth Observatory from 1941-57.

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Alternative Names: Gascoigne, Ben

1937Master of Science (MSc) completed at Auckland University College
1940 - 1941Optical munitions work with the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) in New Zealand
1941Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Bristol, UK
1941 - 1945Scientific Officer (?) at the Commonwealth Observatory
1945 - 1951Senior Scientific Officer at the Commonwealth Observatory
1951 - 1957Principal Scientific Officer at the Commonwealth Observatory
1951 - 1961Reader (in Astronomy?) at the Australian National University in Canberra
1958 - 1964President IAU Sub-Commission on the Magellanic Clouds
1961 - 1967Assistant Director (Research) at the Australian National University
1964 - 1980Personal Professor at the Australian National University
1966 - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)

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Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 13 December 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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