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Giacconi, Riccardo

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Personal name headingGiacconi, Riccardo
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Variant(s)Giacconi, R.
Giacconi, R. (Riccardo)
LocatedMilan (Italy)
Birth date1931-10-06
Death date2018-12-09
Place of birthGenoa (Italy)
Place of deathLa Jolla (San Diego, Calif.)
Field of activityAstrophysics X-ray astronomy
AffiliationAssociated Universities, Inc.
European Southern Observatory
Space Telescope Science Institute (U.S.)
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
American Science and Engineering, Inc.
Profession or occupationNobel Prize winners
Found inHis An X-ray telescope, 1965.
X-ray astronomy with the Einstein satellite, c1981: t.p. (Riccardo Giacconi) CIP data sheet (b. 10-6-31)
New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 18, 2018 (in obituary published Dec. 13: Riccardo Giacconi; b. Oct. 6, 1931, Genoa; grew up mostly in Milan; d. Sunday [Dec. 9, 2018], La Jolla, San Diego, aged 87; astrophysicist who won the Nobel Prize for pioneering the study of the universe through the X-rays emitted by the most violent actors in the cosmos, including black holes, exploding stars, and galumphing clouds of galaxies)
Associated languageeng