Alexander Dalgarno

British physicist

Alexander Dalgarno FRS (5 January 1928 – 9 April 2015) was a British physicist. He was a Phillips Professor of Astronomy at Harvard University.[1] He worked in theoretical chemistry, scattering theory, atmospheric physics & chemistry and astrophysics. He was known as the "father of molecular astrophysics".

Alexander Dalgarno
Alex Dalgarno at Harvard.jpg
Alex Dalgarno (photo:L.Bastille)
Born(1928-01-05)5 January 1928
London, England
Died9 April 2015(2015-04-09) (aged 87)


  1. "Alexander Dalgarno". Retrieved April 10, 2015.

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