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Rainer K. Sachs

Born: Jun 13, 1932

Birthplace: Frankfurt

Nationality: Germany

Rainer K. Sachs

Date of Birth : Jun 13, 1932
Birth Place : Frankfurt

Rainer K. Sachs is a German-American computational radiation biologist and astronomer. He and Arthur M. Wolfe were the authors of the Sachs-Wolfe effect, which concerns a property of the Cosmic microwave background radiation. He and Ronald Kantowski were responsible for the Kantowski-Sachs dust solutions to the Einstein field equation. These are a widely used family of inhomogeneous cosmological models.

Also known as


  • Rainer K. Sachs

Awards Won


  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences, US & Canada
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