Astronomer Jerry Nelson, pioneering designer of large telescopes, dies at age 73 - UC Santa Cruz (press release)


UC Santa Cruz (press release)

Astronomer Jerry Nelson, pioneering designer of large telescopes, dies at age 73
UC Santa Cruz (press release)
Jerry Nelson, a pioneering astronomer known for his innovative designs for advanced telescopes, died June 10 at his home in Santa Cruz. He was 73. A professor emeritus of astronomy and astrophysics at UC Santa Cruz, Nelson was project scientist for the ...