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Astronomer , educator

Piotr Flin, Polish astronomer, educator. Recipient Silver Honorary award Polish Amateurs Astronomical Society, 1971, Gold Honorary award, 1975, Bronze Cross of Merit Council of State, 1976, medal Commission National Education, Minister National Education, 2009; grantee The Kosciuszko Foundation Vanderbilt University, 1991-1992, Deutscher Akademischer Austauchdienst, 1993; fellowship science and engineering research council, 1986.


Flin, Piotr was born on March 11, 1945 in Cracow, Poland. Son of Zygmunt Flin and Stefania (Juer) Dretler.


Msc, Jagiellonian University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University, 1976. Doctor of Science, Nicolaus Copernicus University, 1991.


Assistant Jagiellonian University Observatory, Cracow, 1968-1976, research fellow, 1976-1982, senior research fellow, 1982-1988. Senior lecturer Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Cracow, 1988-1991. Professor Cracow Pedagogical University, 1992-1995, Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce, Poland, since 1993.

Leading scientist Bogolubiov Laboratory Theoretical Physics Joint Institute Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia, 2001—2003.


  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Morphological Cosmology, 1989, Usage of Small Telescopes, 2005. Co-author: Properties of Large Scale Structures in the Universe, 2008. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Polish Astronomical Society, Italian Astronomical Society, International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society, European Astronomical Society, Russian Astronomical Society, Ukrainian Astronomical Association.


  • Other Interests

    Fine arts and nature.


Married Zofia Pstrucha, August 16, 1979. 1 child, Elzbieta.

Zygmunt Flin Dretler

Stefania (Juer) Dretler

Zofia Pstrucha

Elzbieta Flin