Roger Blandford

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1949 –

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Who is Roger Blandford?

Roger David Blandford FRS is an astronomer and astrophysicist. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, Member of the U.S. National Academy of Science, and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is currently Luke Blossom Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University, Professor of Physics at Stanford University and at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center National Accelerator Laboratory. He was the Pehong and Adele Chen Director, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology from 2003 to 2013.

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Born
Aug 28, 1949
Grantham
Also known as
  • Roger D. Blandford
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Institute for Advanced Study
    ( - 1998)
  • Institute for Advanced Study
    (1974 - 1975)
  • PhD, Magdalene College, Cambridge
    ( - 1974)
  • Master of Arts, Magdalene College, Cambridge
    ( - 1974)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Magdalene College, Cambridge
    ( - 1970)
  • University of Cambridge
Employment
  • Stanford University
    (2003 - )
  • Assistant Professor, California Institute of Technology
    (1976 - 1979)
  • California Institute of Technology
    (1979 - 2003)
  • Research Fellow, St John's College, Cambridge
    (1973 - 1976)
Lived in
  • United States of America
  • Grantham
    (1949/08/28 - )
  • Birmingham
  • California

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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