Author: Claudio Mastrocinque

Gerard Peter Kuiper

Gerard Peter Kuiper was born in northern Holland on December 7, 1905. During his early years, Kuiper graduated from the University of Leiden, where he received his B.Sc. in Astronomy. Then, in 1933, Kuiper completed his doctoral thesis on binary…

Galaxy Mergers

As we have learned in class, it is difficult to observe phenomena in space. However, through developments in scientific instruments, we can study objects in space with more precision. Despite these advancements, we are unable to clearly view and explain…