Riccardo Giacconi, 87, Explorer of the Universe Through X-Rays, Dies

Photo of Riccardo Giacconi, 87, Explorer of the Universe Through X-Rays, Dies
Facebook
VKontakte
share_fav

A Nobel laureate, he traced the X-rays emitted by black holes, exploding stars and other violent actors to help understand the workings of the cosmos.

view The New York Times: Latest News
#physics
#space and astronomy
#european southern observatory
#telescopes and observatories
#hubble space telescope
#x-rays
#deaths obituaries
#nobel prizes
#harvard-smithsonian center for astrophysics