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|Died||13 September 2021(aged 97)|
|Education||King's College, Taunton|
|Alma mater||University of Cambridge (BA, PhD)|
|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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