Jan Oort

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Jan Oort
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Born 28 Apryle 1900(1900-04-28)
Franeker, Friesland
Died 5 November 1992(1992-11-05) (aged 92)
Leiden, Sooth Holland
Naitionality Dutch
Kent for
Awairds Vetlesen Prize (1966)
Kyoto Prize (1987)
Scientific career
Fields Astronomy
Doctoral advisor Jacobus Cornelius Kapteyn

Jan Hendrik Oort ForMemRS[1] (28 Apryle 1900 – 5 November 1992) wis a Dutch astronomer that made signeeficant contreibutions tae the unnerstaundin o the Milky Way an that wis a pioneer in the field o radio astronomy.[2]

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  1. Van De Hulst, H. C. (1994). "Jan Hendrik Oort. 28 April 1900-5 November 1992". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 40: 320–326. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1994.0042. 
  2. Woltjer, Lodewijk (November 1993). "Obituary: Jan H. Oort". Physics Today. 46 (11): 104–105. Bibcode:1993PhT....46k.104W. doi:10.1063/1.2809110. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2013-10-05.