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Thompson, Dr. Gordon I.

Thompson, Dr. Gordon I.
Thompson, Dr. Gordon I.
Thompson, Dr. Gordon I.
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Name
Thompson, Dr. Gordon I.
Biography
Dr Thompson was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and educated at Queen's University Belfast and Imperial College, London, from where he graduated with a PhD in 1952. He subsequently worked as an astronomer at Dunsink Observatory, Dublin (1954-1956), Cambridge Observatory (1956-1959), and for the bulk of his professional life, at the Royal Observatory Edinburgh, retiring in 1988 as a Principal Scientific Officer.
You can find out more about Dr Thompson at the The Blackford Trust website.
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