Halton Arp

Astronomer

1927 – 2013

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Who was Halton Arp?

Halton Christian "Chip" Arp was an American astronomer. He was known for his 1966 Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, which catalogues many examples of interacting and merging galaxies. Arp was also known as a critic of the Big Bang theory and for advocating a non-standard cosmology incorporating intrinsic redshift.

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Born
Mar 21, 1927
New York City
Also known as
  • Halton C Arp
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Harvard University
Lived in
  • Germany
Died
Dec 28, 2013
Munich

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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