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M ESSE
G E R
N o.3 -
M a rc h
1 9 7 5
E S O
C o u n c il C o n firm s D ire c to r-G e n e ra l A p p o in tm e n t
P ro f.A .
B la a u w
P ro f.
L .W o ltje r
T h e
p re s e n t
y e a r
l s
c r itic a l
fo r
th e
fu tu re
o f
E S O .
Im p o rta n t
c h a n g e s
a re
a b o u t
t o
ta k e
p la c e
in
th e s tru c \ue000
tu re
o f
E S O
b o th
in
E u ro p e
a n d
in
C h ile
w ith the aim
o fs tre n g th \ue000
e n in g
th e
s c ie n tific
id e n tity
o f
th e
o rg a n i\ue000
z a tio n
a n d
o f
im p r o v \ue000
in g
th e
in te g ra tio n
o f
it s
g e o g r a p h ic a l
s u b \ue000
d iv is io n s .
A s
a
r e s u lt
E S O
s h o u ld
b e
re a d y
n e x t
y e a r
t o
m eet
i t s
m o s t im p o r ta n t c o m m itm e n t -
n a m e ly , top u lits la rg e
te le s c o p e
in to
fu ll a n d
e ffe c liv e
use. Ia m
c o n fid e n t
th a t I c a n
count on
th e
c o o p e r a lio n
o f e v e ry b o d y
in
E S O
i n
a c h ie v in g
th is
g o a l.
N ow
th a t
P ro fe s s o r
W o ltje r h a s
ta k e n
o v e r
fro m
m e
th e
d u tie s
o f
D ire c to r-G e n e ra l
o f
E S O ,
I
w is h
h im
v e ry
s u c c e s s fu l
a n d
e n jo y \ue000
a b le
y e a rs
in this
p o s t.
P ro f.
W o ltje r
assum es
o ffic e
a t
a
tim e
w hen
th e re
a re
a
num ber
o f
v e ry
im p o rta n t
ta s k s
t o
b e
c a rrie d
o u t;E S O
is
e n te rin g
a
p h a s e
in
w h ic h
a
n e w
a n d
m o re
e ffic ie n t s tru c tu re
is
to
b e
d e v e lo p e d ,
w ith
re \ue000
new ed
e m p h a s is o n
th e
s c ie n tlfic
a s p e c ts . W e
k n o w
th a t P ro f. W o ltje r h a s
p re p a re d
h im s e lf s p e c ia lly
fo r
th e s e
ta s k s
a n d
w e
w is h
h im
th e
b e s t
o f
lu c k
in
th e ir fu lfilm e n t.
A t its
2 4 th
m e e tin g , h e ld
in
H a m b u rg
o n
D e c e m b e r 5 /6 ,1 9 7 4 ,
th e
C o u n c ilo f E S O
c o n firm e d
th e
a p p o in tm e n t o f P ro fe s s o r
L O d e w ijk
W o ltje r
a s
D ire c to r-G e n e ra l
o f
th e
O r g a n iz a tio n .
P ro fe s s o r
W o ltje r
s u c c e e d e d
P r\u00f6 fe s s o r
A .
B la a u w
in
th is
o ffic e o n J a n u a ry1 ,1 9 7 5fo r a fiv e -y e a r te rm .
T h e
n e w
D ire c to r-G e n e ra l is
fro m
th e
N e th e rla n d s
a n d
h e
o b ta in e d
h isd o c to ra tea t L e id e n
U n iv e r s ityin
1 9 5 7 .H es u b s e \ue000
q u e n tly h e ld
a te a c h in g
p o s t in a s tro p h y s ic s th e re .
F o rt l l e
p a s t te n
y e a rs
h e
h a s
b e e n
te a c h in g
a t
C o lu m b ia
U n iv e rs ity , N e w Y o rk , m o s t re c e n tly a s R u th e rfu rd P ro fe s s o r o f
A s tro n o m y . H e w a s c h a irm a n
o fth e
D e p a rtm e n t o f A s tro n o m y
a t th is U n iv e rs ity w h e re
h e re ju v e n a te d
th e a s tr o n o m ic a l in s ti\ue000
tute w ith
e m p h a s is o n
th e o re tic a l a s tro p h y s ic s a n d
e x p a n d e d
th e
o b s e rv a tio n a l
fa c ilitie s
b y
c re a tin g
a n
o b s e r v in g
s ta tio n
o u ts id e N e wY o rkC ity . A lth o u g h n o t p r im a r ilya n o b s e r v a tio n a l
a s tr o n o m e r h im s e lf, P ro f.W o ltje rta k e s
a deep
in te re s t in
th e
re q u ire m e n ts
a n d
p o s s ib ilitie s o f m o d e rn
o b s e rv a tio n a l a s tro \ue000
nom y.
P ro f.W o ltje rh a s
a ls o
fo rabout a
d e c a d e
b e e n
th e
e d ito r
o f th e
"A s tro n o m ic a lJ o u rn a l",o n e
o f th e
le a d in g
a s tro n o m i\ue000
c a ljo u r n a ls
o fth e
w o rld .
T h e
D ire c to r-G e n e ra l's
p u b lic a tio n s
in c lu d e
a r tic le s
o n
m a g n e tic
fie ld s
in
s ta rs
a n d
g a la x ie s ,
o n
ra d io
a n d
X -ra y
s o u rc e s a n do th e rto p ic s in th E !o re tic a l a s tr o p h y s ic s . T h r o u g h \ue000
o u t
h is
c a re e r,
P ro f.
W o ltje r
h a s
m a in ta in e d
c lo s e
re la tio n s
W ith
a s tro n o m e rs
in
E u ro p e
a n d
h a s
b e e n
a
c o n s u lta n t
t o
la rg e
p ro je c ts
o n
th is
c o n tin e n t.
H e
h a s
b e e n
fa m ilia r
w ith
th e
w o rk
o fE S O
fo r
m any
y e a rs
a n d
w as
a p p o in te d
t o
th e
S c ie n tific
P o lic y
C o m m itte e
in
1 9 7 3 .
O ne
o f
h is
m a in
ta s k s
in
th e
p re s e n t
y e a r
w ill
b e
t o
o ffe r th e
E S O
C o u n c il
m o re
d e ta ile d p la n sfo rth e O r g a n iz a tio n 's fu tu re , in c lu d in g
re s tru c \ue000
tu rin g
a n d
c lo s e rin te g ra tio n
b e tw e e n
th e
C h ile
a n d
E u ro p e
e s ta b lis h m e n ts .
.
1
S ta ttM o v e m e n tstro m
Jan. 1t o N ov. 1, 1974
A R R IV A L S
O ffic e
o fIh e
D lre c lo r-G e n e ra l,H a m b u rg
H a rry
N eum ann,
G e rm a n ,
d riv e r,1 .1 .7 4
K u rt K j\u00e4 r, G e rm a n ,p ro o fre a d e r-c o p y
e d ito r,1 .3 .7 4
R om an
M a r c in o w s k i,B e lg ia n , a c c o u n ta n t,1 5 .3 .7 4
H e in o
W irin g , G e rm a n ,
in te rn a l a u d ito r,1 .7 .7 4
A rth u rd a
C o s ta
C a m p o s , B e lg ia n , p e rs o n n e l o ffic e r ,8 .7 .7 4
S a n tla g o
A n d re
T h e is e n ,
B e lg ia n ,
p e rs o n n e l
o ffic e r,
8 .1 .7 4
W ilh e lm
G ie rs e , G e rm a n , fin a n c e
o ffic e r,1 5 .3 .7 4
S te n
R \u00f6 n n b o m , S w e d is h ,e le c tr o n ic s te c h n ic ia n ,1 .9 .7 4
W ille m
W a m s te k e r, O u te h , a s tro n o m e r,1 .1 0 .7 4
F ra n c ;:o is
M e e s , B e lg ia n , h e a d
o fe le c tr o n ic s
g ro u p ,1. 11. 74
L a
S lIIa
E rlin g
B echm ann,
D a n is h ,
fo re m a n ,
7 .1 .7 4
C h ris to p h e rS m ith , C a n a d ia n , r e s id e n t a s tr o n o m e r ,1 5 .9 .7 4
T P
D iv is io n , G e n e v a
S v e n d
L o re n s e n , D a n is h , a s tro n o m e r,1 .1 .7 4
S u s a n n e N e g re , F re n c h -G e rm a n ,a d m in is tr a tiv e
a s s is ta n t,1 .7 .7 4
B e rn a rd
A m rh e in ,
F re n c h ,
la b .
te c h n ic ia n
(e le c tro ),1 .7 .7 4
M a n fre d
Z ie b e ll, G e r m a n ,e le c tr o n ic s
e n g in e e r,1 .7 .7 4
T o rb e n
A n d e rs e n ,
D a n is h ,
m e c h a n ic a l e n g in e e r ,1 6 .7 .7 4
C h ris to p h e
F a ra u t, F re n c h , p ro g ra m m e r,1 .9 .7 4
S u s a n
K a y, B ritis h , s e c re ta ry ,1 .9 .7 4
S te n
M iln e r ,
D a n is h ,
m e c h a n ic a l e n g in e e r ,
1 6 .9 .7 4
B e rn a rd
F o re l, F re n c h , te c h n ic a ld ra u g h ts m a n
(m e e h .),1 .1 1 .7 4
D E P A R T U R E S
H a m b u rg
K a rl-H e in z
S c h w a rz ,
G e rm a n , d riv e r,1 5 .1 .7 4
S u z a n n e
F io u p o u ,
F re n c h ,a d m in is tr a tiv e
a s s is ta n t,3 1 .7 .7 4
F ra n k
O e
B u c k , B e lg ia n , in te r n a l a u d ito r ,3 1 .8 .7 4
J \u00fc rg e n
M e u s e r, G e rm a n , h e a d
P u r c h a s in g /S h ip p in g ,2 1 .9 .7 4
S a n lla g o
H o rs tS c h e ffo ld , G e rm a n ,s e n io r a d m in is tra to r,31. 1. 74
H e n d rik
S tra a tm a n ,
O u te h ,a d m in is tr a tiv e
o ffic e r,3 1 .3 .7 4
P h ilip p e
B o u rlo n , F re n c h ,e le c tr o n ic s e n g in e e r,3 1 .8 .7 4
L a
S illa
J o h a n n e s
v a n
K o e v e rd e n ,
O u te h , te c h n ic a l a s s is ta n t,3 0 .4 .7 4
G eneva
R o lf M u lle r ,
G e rm a n ,
d e s ig n e r-d ra u g h ts m a n ,
2 8 .2 .7 4
R ita
D u b b e lm a n ,
S w e d is h ,
s e c re ta ry ,3 1 .5 .7 4
B e rn th
M a lm , S w e d is h ,e le c tr o n ic s
e n g in e e r,1 5 .7 .7 4
T R A N S F E R S
fro m
M a r s e ille s to
L a
S lIIa
P a u l G io r d a n o ,
F re n c h ,
m e c h a n ic ,1 5 .1 .7 4
fro m
L a
S illa
1 0
S a n lla g o
D a n ie l
H o fs ta d t,
F re n c h ,
te c h n ic a l
a s s is ta n t
(e le c tro ),15. 5. 74
R E S U M E N E S
O E
A L G U N O S
A R T IC U L O S
E x itod e is is te m ad ec o n tro l
te le s c 6 p ic o
e n
L a
S illa
T ra n s p o rta d o
d e s d e
G in e b ra
h a s ta
C h ile
a
fin e s
d e
1 9 7 3
e
in s ta la d o
m as
ta rd e
e n
L a
S illa ,
e l
s is te m a
d e
c o n tro l
te le \ue000
s c 6 p ic o
m as
a v a n z a d o
d e i
m unda
fu n c io n a
n o rm a lm e n te
a lli
a h o ra .
E I
s is te m a
fu e
in s ta la d o
p o r
u n
e q u ip o
d e
c in c o
p e rs o n a s
p e rte n e c ie n te s
a l
g ru p o
d e
c o n tro l
d e
la
D iv is i6 n
T P ,
q u e
1 0
6
h a
p ro y e c ta d o .
E llo s
s o n :
J .
v a n
d e r
L a n s ,
je fe
d e i
g ru p o ,
P .
S t\u00fc rz in g e r,
R .
Zurb\u00fcchen, J. van
d e r
V en
y
S .
L o re n s e n .
C o m p le ta m e n te
c o m p u te riz a d o ,
e l
s is te m a
te n d ra
u n a
p r e c is i6 n
y
u n a
fle x ib ilid a d
fu n c io n a l
to ta lm e n te
n u e v a s
e n
a s tro n o m fa .
D ada
la s
c o o rd e n a d a s
e n
e l
c a ta lo g o
d e
la s
e s tr e lla s ,
e l
c o m p u ta d o r,
s ig u ie n d o
la s
in s tr u c c io n e s ,
p u e d e
d ir ig ir
e l
te le s c o p io
h a c ia
c u a lq u ie r
o b je to
e s te la r,
h a c e r
e l
a ju s te
n e c e s a r io
p a ra
la
h o ra
p r e c is a
d e
la
o b s e r v a c i6 n ,
la
re fra c c i6 n
d e i a ire , e tc e te ra , y
fija rla
p o s ic i6 n
d e
la
a p e rtu ra
d e
la
c \u00fc p u la .
S u
m em oria
p u e d e
a c u m u la r
u n
p ro g ra m a
c o m p le to
d e
tra b a jo
p a ra
u n a
n o c h e ,
p re p a ra d o
p o re l a s tr6 \ue000
nom o,
y ,
c o n
u n a
p o c a
m o le s tia
a d ic io n a l,
e l
p u e d e
e je c u ta r
m uchas
o tra s
ta re a s
q u e
e la s tr6 n o m o
m is m o
tu v o
q u e
h a c e r
e n
el pasado.
D e c is io n e s
d e
la
2 3 ."
R e u n io n
d e i C o n s e jo
d e
E S O ,q u e
lu v o
lu g a re n
H a m b u rg o
lo s
d ia s1 9 -2 0
d e
ju n io ,1 9 7 4 .
E x te n s io nd e iC o n v e n io
E S O /C E R N
E n
e s ta
re u n i6 n
s e
d e c id i6
d e
p ro lo n g a r
p a ra
u n
p e r:o d o
d e
tre s
a lio s
d e s d e
e l
1 5
d e
s e p tie m b re
1 9 7 5
e l C o n v e n io
E S O /
C E R N
p a ra
la
c o o p e ra c i6 n
s o b re
e l
p ro y e c to
d e i
te le s c o p io
d e
3 ,6
m .
E s te
c o n v e n io
im p o rta n te ,
q u e
y a
h a
e s ta d o
e n
fu e rz a
d u ra n te
c in c o
a lio s ,d a
a
E S O
el acceso
a
la s
fa c ilid a d e s
d e
C E R N ,
in c lu y e n d o
o fic in a s
e n
G in e b ra ,
d o n d e
4 9
p e rs o n a s
e s ta n
a c tu a lm e n te
e m p le a d a s .
C a m b io se n
e lC o n s e jo
ye n e lC o m ited e F in a n z a s
E I
P ro fe s o r
A .
L a lle m a n d ,
d e le g a d o
fra n c e s
e n
e l
C o n s e jo ,
d im iti6
a
la
m is m a
e p o c a .
E I
c a rg o
d e i
P ro fe s o r
L a lle m a n d
h a
s id o
a s u m id o
p o re l
P ro fe s o rJ .F . D e n is s e .
E IS r.H . D u m o n t, d e le g a d o fra n c e s
e n
e l C o m ite d e F in a n z a s ,
d im iti6
a
fin e s
d e
1 9 7 3
p a ra
a s u m ir
la s
fu n c io n e s
d e
C o n s u l\ue000
G e n e ra l fra n c e s
e n
M o n tre a l.
O b itu a rio
E I
C o n s e jo
e x p r im i6
s im p a tia
c o n
la
fa m ilia
d e i P ro fe s o r P a u l
B o u r g e o is , q u ie n
m u ri6
re c ie n te m e n te .
E I
P ro fe s o r B o u rg e o is ,
u n
p ro m in e n te
a s tr6 n o m o
b e lg a ,
fu e
u n o
d e
lo s
"p a d re s
fu n d a d o re s "
d e
E S O .
N uevoa u d ito re x te rn o
C om o
s u c e s o r
d e i
B u n d e s re c h n u n g s h o f
(a u d ito r
o fic ia l
d e i
G o b ie rn o
a le m a n ), q u e
h a
tra b a ja d o
p a ra E S O
d u ra n tem uchos
a lio s ,
e l
C o n s e jo
h a
d e c id id o
d e
a c e p ta r
u n
a u d ito r
d e
la
C ourd e s
C o m p te s
fra n c e s ,
e n
P a ris .
E In u e v o
a u d ito re x te rn o
e s
e l S r.G . P iro t.
E IS r.P i ro t h a ra
v is ita s
a
C h ile
p ro b a b le m e n te
e n
e n e ro
d e
1 9 7 5 .
V isitad e laC o m is i6 nM in e ra a La S lIIa
U na
c o m is i6 n
d e i
G o b ie rn o
c h ile n o
h a
h e c h o
u n a
v is ita
a
L a
S illa
a
fin e s
d e
m ayo
p a ra
e s tu d ia r
la s
p o s ib le s
m e d id a s
a
to m a re n
e l
fu tu ro
p a ra
p ro te g e rla s
o b s e r v a c io n e s
c ie n t:fic a s
c o n tra
l a
p o lu c i6 n
a e re a .
D ic h a
p o lu c i6 n
p o d ria
re s u lta r
d e
o p e r a c io n e s
m in e ra s
u
o tra s
e n
la
re g i6 n ,
0
d e i
a b u s o
d e i
e s p a c io
a e re o
d e
L a
S illa
p o ra v io n e s .
L a
C o m is i6 n
R e d a c to ra
d e i
N uevo
C 6 d ig o
d e
M in e r ia
tie n e
n u e v e
m ie m b r o s .
F u e ro n
r e c ib id o s
p o r
e l
P ro f.
B .E .
W e s te rlu n d ,
D ire c to r
d e
E S O /C h ile ;
y
lo s
S rs .
G .
B achm ann,
J e fe
d e
A d m in is tr a c i6 n ,
H a m b u rg o ;y
G .A n c ia u x ,A d m in is tr a \ue000
dor, La
S illa .
T a le s
v is ita s
c a b e n
e n
e l
p ro g ra m a
n o rm a l d e
la
C o m is i6 n ,
q u ie n
e s ta
e s tu d ia n d o
la s
m e d id a s
a to m a r
p a ra
p ro te g e r
lo s
s itio s
e n
e l
p a is
q u e
tie n e n
u n
in te re s
h is t6 r ic o ,c ie n tific o
0
c u ltu r a l.
P ro f.B . S tr\u00f6 m g re n
S c h e d u le
fo rfirs th a lfo f1 9 7 5
In s tru m e n ta tio n
C o m m itte e , G e n e v a
F in a n c e
C o m m itte e .
L y o n s
C o m m ille e
o f C o u n c il,
L y o n s
C o u n c il,
M u n ic h - G a r c h in g
O b s . P ro g r. C o m m itte e . U p p s a la
S c ie n tific
P o lic y
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P ro f.
L .
B ie rm a n n
T h e
fo llo w in g
d a te s
a n d
lo c a tio n s
w e re
re s e rv e d
ro r m e e tin g s o f th e
E S O
C o u n c il. th e S c ie n tific P o lic y
C o m m itte e ,
th e
F in a n c e
C o m m itte e ,
th e
In s tru m e n \ue000
ta tio n
C o m m ille e
a n d
th e
O b s e r v in g
P ro g ra m m e s
C o m m itte e :
a tm o s p h e re s
o f
th e
s ta rs
a n d
th e
p ro p e rtie s
o f
th e
In te r s te lla r m e d iu m .In
re c e n t y e a rs
h e
h a s
in tro d u c e d
in
th e
fie ld
o f
o b s e rv a tio n a l
a s tro n o m y
th e
s o - c a lle d
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s y s te m
o f
in te rm e d ia te -b a n d
p h o to m e try "
w h ic h
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p ro g ra m m e s o n
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th o ro u g h ly
fa m ilia rw ith
o u ro b s e rv a to ry .
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T h e
n e w
c h a ir m a n
o f
th e
S c ie n tific
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C o m m itte e .
P ro fe s s o r
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fo r
m any
y e a rs
d ire c te d
th e
w e ll- k n o w n
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in \ue000
s titu te s
in
v a r io u s
c o u n trie sth ro u g h o u tth e
w o rld .
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s c ie n tific
in te r e s ts c o v e r m a n y fie ld s
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a c h ie v e m e n ts .
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m e m b e rs .
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c o m m itte e
h a s
a s
it s
p r in c ip a l ta s k
t o
a d v is e
th e
C o u n c il
o n
m a tte rs
o fg e n e ra l s c ie n tific
p o lic y ,
a
ta s k
w h ic h
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iso fp a r tic u la r s ig n ific a n c e
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th e
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fu tu re
d e v e lo p m e n t o f
th e
O r g a n iz a tio n
h a v e
t o
b e
th o ro u g h ly
s tu d ie d .
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a s s u m in g
th e
le a d e r s h ip
o f
th is
im p o rta n t
c o m m itte e
P ro f.
B ie rm a n n
s u c c e e d s
P ro f. S tr\u00f6 m g re n . th e
in c o m in g
C o u n c il P re s id e n t.
S P C G e ts N e w C h a irm a n
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C oun\ue000
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b e
P ro f.J .
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w as
a p p o in te d
F re n c h
d e le g a te
a t th e
2 3 rd
m e e tir:lg .
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th e
v a r io u s
a d v is o r y
c o m m itte e s
th e
fo llo w in g
c h a n g e s
in
c h a ir m a n s h ip
to o k
p la c e :
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L .
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s u c \ue000
c e e d e d
P ro f.B .S tr\u00f6 m g re n ;
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M .
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s u c c e e d e d
D r.
M .
F e h rm ;
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P ro g ra m m e s
C o m m itte e : P ro f.
G .W le r ic k
s u c c e e d e d
P ro f.P .L e d o u x ;
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C o m m itte e :
P ro f.
G .
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la tte rw as
a s k e d
t o
s ta y
o n
a s
a
m em berfo ra t le a s ta n o th e r y e a r a n d
a g re e d
t o
d o
s o .
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T h e
n e w
C o u n c il
P re s id e n t,
P ro fe s s o r
B e n g t
S tr\u00f6 m g re n ,
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m any
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b e e n
p a r tic ip a tin g
in
th e
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th e
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1 9 6 7 , th e
C o u n c ild e c id e d
t o
c re a te
a
,S c ie n tific
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firs t
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1 9 7 1
w hen
th is
com \ue000
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b y
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c h a ir m a n
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h e ld
u n til h is
n o m in a tio n
a s
C o u n c il P re s id e n t.
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c a re e r, th e
n e w
C o u n c il P r e s id e n t h a s
h e ld
m any
im p o r ta n t o ffic e s . H e
w asd ire c to ro fth e
C o p e n h a g e n
O b s e rv a to ry fro m
1 9 4 0
till 1 9 5 1 , w h e n
h e
assum ed
th e
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1957 he
jo in e d
th e
s ta ffo f th e
In s titu te
fo r
A d v a n c e d
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i n
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w h e re
h e
re m a in e d
u n til
h is
re tu rn
t o
D e n m a rk
in
1 9 6 7
t o
ta k e
o v e r th e
c h a iro fa s tro n o m y
at Copenhagen
U n iv e r s ity .
T h e
R oyal
D a n is h
A cadem y
o f
S c ie n c e s
a n d
L e tte rs
e le c te d
h im
a s
o c c u p a n t
o fth e ir
"H o u s e
o f
H o n o u r"
(o f
w h ic h
N ie ls
B o h r
h a d
b e e n
o n e
o f
th e
p r e v io u s
o c c u p a n ts )
-
a
w o n d e rfu l
s e ttin g
fo r
th e
h o s p ita lity
o ffe re d
b y
P ro fe s s o r a n d
M rs . S tr\u00f6 m g re n
t o
th e ir m a n y
frie n d s
fro m
C o p e n h a g e n
a n d
e ls e w h e r e d u r in g th e p a s t
y e a rs .
F ro m
1 9 7 0
t o
1 9 7 3
P ro f. S tr\u00f6 m g re n
w as
p r e s id e n to f
th e
In te rn a tio n a l A s tro n o m ic a l U n io n , fro m
1 9 7 1
t o
1 9 7 4
d ire c to r
o f
N O R D IT A ,
th e
S c a n d in a v ia n
In s titu te
fo r
T h e o re tic a l A to m ic
P h y s ic s , a n d
h e
has been
th e
p r e s i\ue000
d e n t
o f
th e
R oyal
D a n is h
A cadem y
o f
S c ie n c e s
a n d
L e U e rs s in c e 1 9 6 9 .
T h e
C o u n c il
P r e s id e n t's
w id e
k n o w le d g e
a n d
in te r\ue000
e s ts
c o v e rv ir tu a lly
a ll fie ld s
o fa s tro n o m y
a n d
h e
h a s
e s p e c ia llyc o n trib u te d
t o
re s e a rc h
o n
th e
s tru c tu re
a n d
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