Wang Shouguan

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Wang Shouguan (Chinese: 王绶琯; 15 January 1923 – 28 January 2021) was a Chinese astronomer. He was President of the Chinese Astronomical Society [zh].[1][2] He was known as one of the founders of modern astrophysics and radio astronomy in China.[1][2] He was a delegate to the National People's Congress from 1977 to 1994.[1][2] In 1980, he became a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Wang was born in Fuzhou, China.

Wang died on 28 January 2021 in Beijing, aged 98.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Yu Hanqi (虞涵棋); Wang Xinxin (王心馨) (29 January 2021). 中国射电天文奠基人王绶琯院士逝世,享年98岁 [Academician Wang Shouguan, founder of radio astronomy in China, dies at the age of 98]. thepaper.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 30 January 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Sun Zifa (孙自法) (29 January 2021). 中国射电天文学开创者王绶琯院士逝世 享年98岁 [Academician Wang Shouguan, founder of radio astronomy in China, dies at the age of 98]. qq.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 30 January 2021.
  3. 著名天文学家、中国科学院院士王绶琯逝世 [Wang Shouguan, a famous astronomer and academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, is dead]. sina (in Chinese). 29 January 2021. Retrieved 30 January 2021.