Halton Arp

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Halton Arp
Halton Arp in London, Oct 2000
Born (1927-03-21)March 21, 1927
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died December 28, 2013(2013-12-28) (aged 86)
Munich, Germany
Residence Germany
Nationality American
Alma mater California Institute of Technology
Known for Intrinsic redshift
Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies
Scientific career
Fields Astronomy
Institutions Palomar Observatory
Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics
Doctoral advisor Walter Baade

Halton Christian "Chip" Arp (March 21, 1927 – December 28, 2013) was an American astronomer. He was known for his Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, published in 1966. Arp was also known as a critic of the Big Bang theory and for helping a non-standard cosmology to create an intrinsic redshift.[needs simplifying]

Arp was born on March 21, 1927 in New York City. He studied at the California Institute of Technology. Arp was married three times. He had four daughters.

Arp died on December 28, 2013 in Munich. He died from a stroke, aged 86.[1]

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