Image: GEORGE ELLERY HALE. USA (1868-1938)

Displaying image 165 of 363 images in Astronomy.

Not yet rated


GEORGE ELLERY HALE

USA (1868 - 1938)



George Ellery Hale was an American solar astronomer, born in Chicago. He was educated at MIT, at the Observatory of Harvard College, (1889-90), and at Berlin (1893-94). As an undergraduate at MIT, he invented the spectroheliograph, with which he made his discoveries of the solar vortices and magnetic fields of sun spots.



Source: http://www.pbs.org/soptv/400years/en/

Views: 1,256
Added: 11 years ago.
Topic: History of Astronomy

Share:

Comments

There are no comments. Be the first to post one.
  Post comment as a guest user.
Click to login or register:
Your name:
Your email:
(will not appear)
Your comment:
(max. 1000 characters)
Are you human? (Sorry)