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Lynden-Bell Donald A1

Lucinda Douglas-Menzies
Image title: 
Portrait of Donald Lynden-Bell
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

Portrait of Donald Lynden-Bell, Emeritus Professor of Astrophysics in the University of Cambridge. Best known for his theories that galaxies contain massive black holes at their centre and that such black holes are the principal source of energy in quasars. Taken at the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge. Photo used in book and exhibit 'Portraits of Astronomers' by Lucinda Douglas-Menzies.

Photo date: 
April 21, 2008
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 7 x 7 inches)
Lynden-Bell, Donald