Antony Hewish facts for kids
|Born||11 May 1924
Fowey, Cornwall, England
|Education||King's College, Taunton|
|Alma mater||University of Cambridge (BA, PhD)|
Marjorie Richards (m. 1950)
|Thesis||The fluctuations of galactic radio waves (1952)|
|Doctoral students||Jocelyn Bell Burnell|
Antony Hewish FRS FInstP (born 11 May 1924) is a British radio astronomer. He won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1974 (together with fellow radio-astronomer Martin Ryle) for his role in the discovery of pulsars.
He was also awarded the Eddington Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1969.
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