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Allan Sandage (1926–2010)

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Science  24 Dec 2010:
Vol. 330, Issue 6012, pp. 1763
DOI: 10.1126/science.1201221

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Allan Sandage spent long nights leading observational cosmology until studies of the cosmic microwave background led to a new dawn. For 60 years, he surveyed and measured the universe. He died on 13 November at age 84.