Alastair G. W. (Graham Walter) Cameron (21 June 1925 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – 3 October 2005 in Tucson, Arizona, USA) was an American-Canadian astrophysicist and space scientist who was an eminent staff member of the Astronomy department of Harvard University. He was one of the founders of the field of nuclear astrophysics, advanced the theory that the Moon was created by the giant impact of a Mars-sized object with the early Earth, and was an early adopter of computer technology in astrophysics.

Property Value
dbo:abstract
  • Alastair G. W. (Graham Walter) Cameron (21 June 1925 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – 3 October 2005 in Tucson, Arizona, USA) was an American-Canadian astrophysicist and space scientist who was an eminent staff member of the Astronomy department of Harvard University. He was one of the founders of the field of nuclear astrophysics, advanced the theory that the Moon was created by the giant impact of a Mars-sized object with the early Earth, and was an early adopter of computer technology in astrophysics. (en)
dbo:almaMater
dbo:award
dbo:birthDate
  • 1925-06-21 (xsd:date)
dbo:birthPlace
dbo:deathDate
  • 2005-10-03 (xsd:date)
dbo:deathPlace
dbo:institution
dbo:knownFor
dbo:wikiPageEditLink
dbo:wikiPageExternalLink
dbo:wikiPageExtracted
  • 2019-09-14 02:46:27Z (xsd:date)
dbo:wikiPageHistoryLink
dbo:wikiPageID
  • 11964643 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageLength
  • 16410 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageModified
  • 2019-09-14 02:46:21Z (xsd:date)
dbo:wikiPageOutDegree
  • 98 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageRevisionID
  • 915575331 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageRevisionLink
dbp:wikiPageUsesTemplate
dct:subject
rdf:type
rdfs:comment
  • Alastair G. W. (Graham Walter) Cameron (21 June 1925 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – 3 October 2005 in Tucson, Arizona, USA) was an American-Canadian astrophysicist and space scientist who was an eminent staff member of the Astronomy department of Harvard University. He was one of the founders of the field of nuclear astrophysics, advanced the theory that the Moon was created by the giant impact of a Mars-sized object with the early Earth, and was an early adopter of computer technology in astrophysics. (en)
rdfs:label
  • Alastair G. W. Cameron (en)
owl:sameAs
foaf:gender
  • male (en)
foaf:isPrimaryTopicOf
foaf:name
  • Alastair G. W. Cameron (en)
is dbo:doctoralAdvisor of
is dbo:wikiPageRedirects of
is foaf:primaryTopic of