Index by Birth Year
Gerard Peter Kuiper
* 1905 in Harenkarspel,
+ 1973 in Mexico City
Gerard Peter Kuiper was a Dutch–American astronomer, planetary scientist, selenographer, author and professor.
He is the eponymous namesake of the Kuiper belt.
Kuiper is considered by many to be the father of modern planetary science.
2017 J. Giesen