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1. March 2023

Götz Paschmann (1939–2023)

It is with great sorrow that we have learned of the passing of Götz Paschmann on the 23rd of February, at the age of 84.

19. January 2023

Jean-Pierre Swings (1943–2023)

It is with great sadness that we have learned that Jean-Pierre Swings passed away Monday January 16, 2023. Jean-Pierre Swings was an emeritus professor of astronomy at the University of Liège, Belgium. His scientific research was related to various fields of astrophysics connected to stars, galaxies, gravitational lensing, and space technologies.

22. February 2022

Obituary Vittorio Manno (1938-2022)

23. April 2020

Obituary Jean-Marie Luton 1942-2020

7. April 2020

Obituary Reimar Lüst 1923-2020

A Spiral Amongst Thousands
Credits ESA/Webb, NASA & CSA, A. Martel