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Gehrels, Neil

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Personal name headingGehrels, Neil
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Variant(s)Gehrels, N. (Neil)
Associated placeGreenbelt (Md.)
LocatedBerwyn Heights (Md.)
Death date2017-02-06
Place of birthLake Geneva (Wis.)
Place of deathBerwyn Heights (Md.)
Field of activityAstrophysics
AffiliationGoddard Space Flight Center University of Maryland (College Park, Md.)
Joint Space-Science Institute
Profession or occupationAstrophysicists
Found inNuclear spectroscopy of astrophysical sources, 1988: t.p. (Neil Gehrels, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center)
Gamma ray astronomy, 1995: t.p. (N. Gehrels, NASA, GSFC, Greenbelt, MD)
Washington post WWW site, viewed Mar. 3, 2017 (Neil Gehrels, 64, who had been chief of the Goddard Space Flight Center's astroparticle physics laboratory and who was a foremost expert in the field of gamma ray astronomy, died Feb. 6 [2017] at his home in Berwyn Heights, Md.; Dr. Gehrels was born in Lake Geneva, Wis., and settled in the Washington area in 1981; spent the past 34 years at Goddard, in Greenbelt, Md., working as a project scientist and investigator for missions including the Swift Gamma-Ray Burst Mission; held the title of university professor at the University of Maryland and was a founding member of the U.Md.-NASA Joint Space-Science Institute)