Arcadio Poveda

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Arcadio Poveda
Poveda in 2014
Born15 July 1930
Died24 March 2022 (aged 91)
Mexico City, Mexico
Alma materUniversity of California, Berkeley[2]
Known forPoveda's formula[3]
AwardsNational Prize for Arts and Science (Mexico, 1975)
Scientific career
InstitutionsNational Autonomous University of Mexico

Renán Arcadio Poveda Ricalde (15 July 1930 – 24 March 2022) was a Mexican astronomer. His works focused on the mass of elliptical galaxies.[1] He received Mexico's National Prize for Arts and Sciences in 1975. He was Chair of the Mexican National Astronomical Observatory from 1968 to 1980 and was elected to The National College in 1989.[2]

Poveda died on 24 March 2022 in Mexico City at the age of 91.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 El Colegio Nacional. "Miembros: Poveda Ricalde, Arcadio" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2008-09-17. Retrieved 2008-06-08.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Poveda, Arcadio. "Curriculum vitae" (PDF) (in Spanish). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
  3. Binney, James (1982). "Dynamics of Elliptical Galaxies and Other Spheroidal Components". Annual Reviews. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
  4. Fallece a los 91 años el astrónomo mexicano Arcadio Poveda Ricalde (in Spanish)