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John Harry Black

John Harry Black, American astronomer. Recipient R.J. Trumpler award Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1977. Member American Astronomical Society, Royal Astronomical Society (England), International Astronomical Union, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (foreign), American Geophysical Union.

Background

  • Black, John Harry was born on May 7, 1949 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Arrived in Sweden, 1996. Son of John Wesley Junior and Margaret Anne (Ross) Black.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1971. AM, Harvard University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1975.

    Career

    • Assistant professor University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1975-1978. Research associate Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1978-1983. Associate professor University Arizona, Tucson, 1983-1989, professor, 1989-1995, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, since 1996.

    Membership

    Member American Astronomical Society, Royal Astronomical Society (England), International Astronomical Union, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (foreign), American Geophysical Union.

    Connections

    • Married Cathy Horellou, July 21, 1995. Children: Steven John, Gwenaelle Anne.
    • father: John Wesley Black Junior
    • mother: Margaret Anne (Ross) Black
    • spouse: Cathy Horellou
    • children: Steven John Black
    • Gwenaelle Anne Black
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    Born May 7, 1949
    (age 68)
    Nationality
    • 1971
      Harvard University
    • 1973
      Harvard University
    • 1975
      Harvard University
    • 1975 - 1978
      Assistant, professor University Minnesota
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1978 - 1983
      research associate, Harvard College Observatory
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1983 - 1989
      associate, professor University Arizona
      Tucson, Arizona, United States

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