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Ludwig Biermann

Date of Birth 13-March-1907
Place of Birth Hamm
(Arnsberg, Germany)
Nationality Germany
Profession Astronomer
Ludwig Franz Benedict Biermann was a German astronomer, obtaining his Ph.D. from Göttingen University in 1932. He made important contributions to astrophysics and plasma physics, discovering the Biermann battery. He predicted the existence of the solar wind. He was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in the fall of 1961. He won the Bruce Medal in 1967 and the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1974. Asteroid 73640 Biermann is named in his honor.

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