"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious." - Albert Einstein
Posted 10 August 2012 - 09:42 AM
The pioneering physicist and astronomer was regarded as one of the great visionary leaders of science.
BBC News said:
Pioneering astronomer and physicist Sir Bernard Lovell has died aged 98. Sir Bernard, who was born near Bristol and studied in the city, was the founder of University of Manchester's Jodrell Bank Observatory.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Posted 10 August 2012 - 01:11 PM
stevewinn, on 10 August 2012 - 12:54 PM, said:
sad news. hopefully they have a piece on this or next months sky at night for him.
No doubt, he was a regular contributor.
With Sir Bernard we will not have to build a monument to his memory, he built his own, in the Cheshire country side in 1957.
"Space is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-boggingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the street to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to space." - The Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams 1952 - 2001