It is fair to call the 20th century astronomy in Denmark for the 'Strömgren-century,' as two generations of Strömgren family were leading the Danish astronomy for most of the 1900s, namely Elis Strömgren and his son Bengt Strömgren.
05 September 2009
Born under a lucky star
Bengt Strömgren was born in Göteborg 1908 to the astronomer Svante Elis Strömgren and Hedvig Strömgren, a dentist...
Simon Olling Rebsdorf is the author of several textbooks, and published in 2005 his PhD thesis, a biography of the scientist-astronomer Bengt Strömgren. He has an MSc in physics, PhD in science studies, a journalist from DJH and professionals working in science communication.