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Silk Joseph A1

Image title: 
Portrait of Joseph Silk
Credit line: 
Copyright Lucinda Douglas-Menzies, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives; for permission to publish please contact Lucinda Douglas-Menzies at lucinda@douglas-menzies.com or www.douglas-menzies.com

Professor Silk came to the UK in 1999 to take up the position of Chairman of the Oxford Astrophysics Department following a thirty year career at the University of California, Berkeley. He is an expert on galaxy formation , structure and clustering. Taken at the Department of Physics, Oxford University; winner of the 2008 Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS)

Photo date: 
November 16, 2007
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 7.5 x 7.5 inches)
Silk, Joseph, 1942-