MARTIN SCHWARZSCHILD (1912-1997)

@article{Trimble1997MARTINS,
  title={MARTIN SCHWARZSCHILD (1912-1997)},
  author={Virginia Trimble},
  journal={Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific},
  year={1997},
  volume={109},
  pages={1289 - 1297}
}
  • V. Trimble
  • Published 1 December 1997
  • Physics
  • Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Martin Schwarzschild, the ASP Bruce Medalist for 1965, died on 10 April 1997. A refugee from Hitler's Germany who firmly embraced his adopted country, Schwarzschild not only solved a number of fundamental problems in stellar structure and evolution but also taught the rest of the astronomical community how to do so with his 1958 text, Structure and Evolution of the Stars. At about the time of his 1979 retirement, he turned to a completely different question of how to model spheroidal galaxies… 
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