Louis G. Henyey

Louis G. Henyey

Fellow: Awarded 1939
Field of Study: Astronomy and Astrophysics

Competition: US & Canada

Yerkes Observatory, University of Chicago

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

HENYEY, LOUIS GEORGE:  Appointed for a theoretical study of the formation of stellar absorption lines from the standpoint of cyclical transitions, as influenced by collision effects; tenure, twelve months from September 15, 1940.

Born February 3, 1910, at McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania.  Education:  Case School of Applied Science, B.S., 1932, M.S., 1933; University of Chicago, Ph.D., 1937.

Instructor in Astronomy, 1937—, Yerkes Observatory, University of Chicago.

Publications:  Articles in Astronomical Journal, Astrophysical Journal.

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