The 1987 Kyoto Prize Workshops
Earth and Planetary Sciences, Astronomy and Astrophysics
11 /12 Thu
10:30 - 17:00
Address：Takaragaike, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0001 Japan
Jan Hendrik Oort
A leading researcher in astronomy and astrophysics, who elucidated the structure and dynamics of the Galaxy through radio observation of the 21cm hydrogen line, derived the position of the galactic center and other basic parameters of galactic rotation, and thus revealed the overall picture of the spiral structure of the Galaxy.
＊This field then was Field of Earth Sciences and Astrophysics.