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astronomer , science magazine editor , writer

Gunnar Welin, Swedish astronomer, science magazine editor, writer. Travel grantee Swedish Science Research Council, research grantee Helge Axson Johnsons Stiftelse, 1976. Member Rädda Barnen, Uppsala. Member Svenska Astronomiska Sällskapet.

Background

Welin, Gunnar was born on September 6, 1941 in Stockholm. Son of Karl Filip Einar and Margareta (Hadding) Welin.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1975.

Career

Lecturer, Uppsala U., 1979-1994; editor-in-chief, Elementa, Uppsala, since 1988; editor-in-chief, Astronomisk Tidsskrift, Copenhagen, since 1995. Science consultant, Sweden, since 1970, translator Lademann, Denmark, 1989.

Membership

Member Rädda Barnen, Uppsala. Member Svenska Astronomiska Sällskapet.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, sailing, mountain walks, travelling.

Connections

Married Eva Marianne Hildebrand, August 18, 1963. Children: Pontus, Andreas.

father:
Karl Filip Einar Welin

mother:
Margareta (Hadding) Welin

spouse:
Eva Marianne Hildebrand

children:
Pontus Welin

Andreas Welin