Dalgarno Receives Hodgkins Medal

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Secretary S. Dillon Ripley presents the Hodgkins Medal to Alexander Dalgarno, astrophysicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, for his contributions to the theory of the upper atmosphere.


  • Dalgarno, A
  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Hodgkins Fund and Medal
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory


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Torch, 2/1978, p. 7

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January 16, 1978


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