Thomas Gold, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Thomas Gold

Austrian astrophysicist

Date of Birth: 22-May-1920

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: 22-Jun-2004

Profession: astronomer, engineer, physicist, astrophysicist, university teacher, biophysicist, aerospace engineer

Nationality: United States, Austria

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Thomas Gold

  • Thomas Gold (also known as Tommy Gold), (May 22, 1920, - June 22, 2004) was an Austrian-born astrophysicist, a professor of astronomy at Cornell University, a member of the U.S.
  • National Academy of Sciences, and a Fellow of the Royal Society (London).
  • Gold was one of three young Cambridge scientists who in 1948 proposed the now mostly abandoned "steady state" hypothesis of the universe.
  • Gold's work crossed academic and scientific boundaries, into biophysics, astronomy, aerospace engineering, and geophysics.

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