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Richard “Dick” Miller, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics and the College, and the namesake of the Miller Instability, passed away March 7, 2020. He was 93.
Eugene Parker, the S. Chandrasekhar Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Physics and Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Enrico Fermi Institute, and the College, will receive this year’s Crafoord Prize in Astronomy. The Crafoord Prize is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in partnership with the Crafoord Foundation in Lund.
Raymond “Ray” Fogelson, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anthropology and the College and a founder of the subdiscipline of ethnohistory, passed away January 20, 2020. He was 86.