Jesse L. Greenstein

Born: October 15, 1909

Die: October 21, 2002

Occupation: Astronomer

Quotes of Jesse L. Greenstein

Jesse L. Greenstein

Knowing how hard it is to collect a fact, you understand why most people want to have some fun analyzing it.

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Jesse L. Greenstein

In a certain sense I made a living for five or six years out of that one star [υ Sagittarii] and it is still a fascinating, not understood, star. It's the first star in which you could clearly demonstrate...

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Jesse L. Greenstein

At the age of three I began to look around my grandfather's library. My first knowledge of astronomy came from reading and looking at pictures at that time. By the time I was six I remember him buying...

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Jesse L. Greenstein

In a sense Shapley's telling me that space was transparent, which I shouldn't have believed, illustrates a fundamental problem in science, believing what people tell you. Go and find it out for yourself....

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