Awards & Winners

Allan Sandage

Date of Birth 18-June-1926
Place of Birth Iowa City
(Johnson County, Iowa, Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Scientist, Astronomer
Allan Rex Sandage was an American astronomer. He was Staff Member Emeritus with the Carnegie Observatories in Pasadena, California. He is best known for determining the first reasonably accurate value for the Hubble constant and the age of the universe. He is also the discoverer of the first quasar.

Awards by Allan Sandage

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National Medal of Science for Physical Science
(For bringing the very limits of the universe within the reach of man's awareness and unraveling the evolution fo stars and galaxies--their origins and ages, distances and destinies.)