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Wolfgang Rudolf Dick

Wolfgang Rudolf Dick, German scientist. Secretary Working Group for the History of Astronomy in the Astronomische Gesellschaft, since 1992; member organizing committee International Astronomical Union, Commission 41, since 1997.

Background

  • Dick, Wolfgang Rudolf was born on February 5, 1959 in Greiz, Germany. Son of Rudolf and Christine (Vorwieger) Dick.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Physics, Kharkov (Ukraine) State University, 1982. Doctor in Natural Sciences, Academy of Sciences of German Democratic Republic, Berlin, 1989.

    Career

    • Scientist Zentralinstitut fuer Astrophysik, Potsdam, Germany, 1982-1991, Sternwarte der Universitaet Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 1991-1992, Bundesamt fur Kartographie und Geodaesie (BKG), Potsdam/Frankfurt am Main, Germany, since 1992, Central Bureau International Earth Rotation Service at BKG, Frankfurt on Main, Germany, since 2001.

    Works

    • Editor: Mitteilungen zur Astronomiegeschichte, since 1992, Electronic Newsletter for the History of Astronomy, since 1994. Co-editor: Acta Historica Astronomiae, since 1998.

    Membership

    Secretary Working Group for the History of Astronomy in the Astronomische Gesellschaft, since 1992. Member organizing committee International Astronomical Union, Commission 41, since 1997.

    Connections

    • Married Galina Solodovchenko, August 26, 1978. 1 child, Anton.
    • father: Rudolf Dick
    • mother: Christine (Vorwieger) Dick
    • spouse: Galina Solodovchenko
    • child: Anton Dick
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    Born February 5, 1959
    (age 58)
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    • 1982
      Kharkov (Ukraine) State University
    • 1989
      Academy Sciences of German Democratic Republic
    • 1982 - 1991
      Scientist, Zentralinstitut fuer Astrophysik
      Potsdam, New York, United States
    • 1991 - 1992
      Scientist, Zentralinstitut fuer Astrophysik
      Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1992
      Scientist, Zentralinstitut fuer Astrophysik
      Germany