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Peacock John A1

Lucinda Douglas-Menzies
Image title: 
Portrait of John Peacock
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 of Cosmology and Head of the Institute of Astronomy, University of Edinburgh, photographed at the Royal Observatory, Blackford Hill, Edinburgh. In the background is a picture showing the distribution of galaxies as seen in the 2dF (Two-degree Field) Galaxy Redshift Survey which was a UK-Australia collaboration of over 30 astronomers, of which he was the UK Chairman. Photo used in book and exhibit 'Portraits of Astronomers' by Lucinda Douglas-Menzies.

Photo date: 
April 28, 2008
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 6.5 x 6.5 inches)
Peacock, George