Daniel M. Popper

Daniel M. Popper (August 17, 1913 – September 9, 1999) was an American astrophysicist.

Daniel M. Popper
Born(1913-08-17)August 17, 1913
DiedSeptember 9, 1999(1999-09-09) (aged 86)
Alma materUniversity of California, Berkeley
AwardsKarl Schwarzschild Medal (1984)
Scientific career
Thesis (1938)
Doctoral advisorArthur B. Wise

Life and careerEdit

Popper was born in Oakland, California. He studied at the University of California, Berkeley where he received his Ph.D in 1938. He joined the University of California, Los Angeles in 1947, becoming a full professor in 1955. He worked at UCLA until his retirement in 1978. Popper died in 1999.[1]


  1. ^ Trimble, Virginia (1999). "Obituary: Daniel M. Popper, 1913-1999". Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society. 31: 1608. Bibcode:1999BAAS...31.1608T.