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Antony Hewish

FRS FInstP
Born (1924-05-11)11 May 1924
Died 13 September 2021(2021-09-13) (aged 97)
Nationality United Kingdom
Education King's College, Taunton
Alma mater University of Cambridge (BA, PhD)
Known for Pulsars
Spouse(s)
Marjorie Richards
(m. 1950)
Awards
Scientific career
Fields Radio astronomy
Institutions
Thesis The fluctuations of galactic radio waves (1952)
Doctoral students Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Antony Hewish FRS FInstP (11 May 1924 – 13 September 2021) was 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.

Hewish died on 13 September 2021, aged 97.

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