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Péter Mészáros

American astrophysicist


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Péter István Mészáros is a Hungarian-American theoretical astrophysicist, best known for the Mészáros effect in cosmology and for his work on gamma-ray bursts.Life Péter Mészáros was born in 1943 in Budapest, Hungary, and grew up in Liège, Belgium and Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he did his undergraduate studies. He received his PhD in 1972 from the University of California, Berkeley, and after postdoctoral fellowships at Princeton University and Cambridge University he became a staff scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics. He joined the Pennsylvania State University in 1983, where for ten years he was Head of the department of Astronomy and Astrophysics and Professor of Physics, being named Eberly Chair Professor.

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University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

Pennsylvania State University

Public university in State College and multiple campuses in Pennsylvania, United States

University of Buenos Aires

Public research university in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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