Kenneth Pounds#

Kenneth Pounds

Membership Number:207
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM

Present and Previous Positions

  • Emeritus photoProfessor of Space Physics, University of Leicester
  • 1974 Director of the X-ray Astronomy group
  • 1967 Deputy Director of Space Research
  • 1960 Assistant Lecturer, University of Leicester

Fields of Scholarship
  • Active galaxies

Honours and Awards
  • 1981 Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 1984 Apointted CBE in 1984
  • 5 honorary doctorates
  • The asteroid 4281 Pounds, discovered by Edward Bowell in 1985, was named in his honour. The official naming citation was published by the Minor Planet Center on 4 October 1990.

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