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Former Lab Physicist Jerry Nelson Passes Away; Symposium Planned

Nelson was a pioneer in the design and development of segmented mirrors that enabled a new generation of large-scale telescopes. He died at his home in Santa Cruz on June 10. He was 73. A July 13-14 symposium that was already planned for Nelson, professor emeritus at UC Santa Cruz, will now serve as a memorial celebration. More>

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  1. Patricia Church says:

    Jerry was a favorite high school chum. Very sad to hear of his passing. He was definitely one of the good guys.

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