George Ellery Hale


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United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)

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Harper, George Ellery Hale joined the faculty of the University of Chicago in 1892.
After the permanent establishment of the NRC, George Ellery Hale secured a $5 million gift from the Carnegie Institute to endow its programs and fund a new building on the National Mall, as well as additional grants from the Rockefeller and Engineering Foundations.
George Ellery Hale was arguably the most important astronomer of Porter's generation.
George Ellery Hale, who founded the observatory, changed all that.
Also, those interested in learning more about Ritchey and his relationship with George Ellery Hale should track down the definitive biography, Pauper and Prince: Ritchey, Hale, and Big American Telescopes.
Aficionados have ranged from the early English poet Geoffrey Chaucer, whose 'Treatise on the Astrolabe' of 1391 was written for a 10-year old boy, through the nineteenth-century pioneer of spectroscopic astronomy, William Huggins, to George Ellery Hale, the erstwhile promoter of giant telescopes.
The life of George Ellery Hale, including his heroic efforts to build ever bigger telescopes, was fascinating.
Clearly gifted, albeit eccentric, Ritchey helped usher in the age of astrophysics working with George Ellery Hale at Yerkes and Mount Wilson observatories.
In 1891 George Ellery Hale used the calcium-H and -K bands of a spectroheliograph to produce the first photographs of solar prominences taken when the Sun was not in eclipse.
As a child, American astronomer George Ellery Hale discovered that glass is magical.
George Ellery Hale enjoyed every advantage that his wealthy, doting father could provide.
You'll find some familiar but well-told stories about Edwin Hubble, George Ellery Hale, Harlow Shapley, and the telescopes built and operated by those who pioneered astronomy during the first half of the 20th century.