Olin C. Wilson (1909-1994)

George W. Preston
1995 Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific  
Congenial, fiercely independent, and firmly grounded in the virtues of experimental science, Olin Wilson was a canny practitioner of the art of the possible in observational astrophysics as it flourished in the middle of the 20th century. He enjoyed a long association with the Astronomical Society of the Pacific as a contributor to its Publications, as President of the Society, and as recipient of its Catherine Wolfe Bruce Medal. By the time he departed, stellar astrophysics had matured and had
more » ... had matured and had acquired new dimensions due to Olin's diligence and curiosity.
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