Field-Of-Study: Astronomy and Astrophysics

Dinsmore Alter

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1929–30: Alter, Dinsmore:  Appointed for research on the application of statistical methods to meteorological and astronomical problems, especially with reference to the rainfall of the British Isles; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1929.

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Carlos A. Altavista

Born in La Plata, Argentina, in 1929, Carlos Alberto Altavista received his doctorate in astronomy from the Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP) in 1956. That same year he joined the engineering faculty of UNLP as an auxiliary teacher in mathematics; he took up an appointment as Associate Professor in Celestial Mechanics there in 1964,

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