Informal portrait of Fred Whipple

Fred Lawrence Whipple (Harvard-Smithsonian) received the Gerard P. Kuiper Prize of the Division for Planetary Sciences for 'his research activities involving meteors and comets, which led to a better understanding of the physical properties of the Earth's upper atmosphere and provided information on the density of meteoritic material in space.', Credit Line: AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Abstract/Description: Fred Lawrence Whipple (Harvard-Smithsonian) received the Gerard P. Kuiper Prize of the Division for Planetary Sciences for 'his research activities involving meteors and comets, which led to a better understanding of the physical properties of the Earth's upper atmosphere and provided information on the density of meteoritic material in space.'
Subject(s): Full-face
Portraits
Eyeglasses
Whipple, Fred L. (Fred Lawrence), 1906-2004
Date Created: circa 1985
Credit Line: AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Catalog ID: Whipple Fred B4