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Astrophysicist

Rainer Schwenn, German astrophysicist. Achievements include research in origin and propagation of space weather related processes in the solar system. Recipient Julius Bartels medal, European Space Agency, 2007.

Background

Schwenn, Rainer was born on April 22, 1941 in Berlin. Son of Willi and Johanna Schwenn.

Career

Scientist Max Planck Institute für Plasmaphysik, Munich, 1968—1970, Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm Company, Munich, 1970—1971, Max Planck Institute für Extraterrestrische Physik, Munich, 1971—1978, Max Planck Institute für Sonnensystemforschung, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany, 1978—2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in origin and propagation of space weather related processes in the solar system.

Connections

Married Hilde Kühn, August 16, 1966. Children: Bettina, Martin, Bastian.

father:
Willi Schwenn

mother:
Johanna Schwenn

spouse:
Hilde Kühn

children:
Bastian Schwenn

Bettina Schwenn

Martin Schwenn