Owen Gingerich

Professor, Author

1930 –

65 Views

Who is Owen Gingerich?

Owen Jay Gingerich is a former Research Professor of Astronomy and of the History of Science at Harvard University, and a senior astronomer emeritus at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. In addition to his research and teaching, he has written many books on the history of astronomy.

Gingerich is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and the International Academy of the History of Science. A committed Christian, he has been active in the American Scientific Affiliation, a society of evangelical scientists, and is on the Templeton Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
1930
Washington
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Goshen College
  • Harvard University
Employment
  • Harvard University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Owen Gingerich." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 27 Jan. 2022. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/owen_gingerich>.

Discuss this Owen Gingerich biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net