Day: June 2, 2021

Gordon Pettengill

Professor Emeritus Gordon Pettengill (W1OUN), radio astronomy pioneer, dies at 95

June 2, 2021

Gordon Hemenway Pettengill ’48, MIT professor emeritus of planetary physics in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS), former director of the MIT Center for Space Research, and pioneer in radio astronomy, died peacefully at his home in Concord, Massachusetts, on May 8 of congestive heart failure. He was 95. Pettengill pioneered the […]

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