School of Natural Sciences

A Celebration of the Life and Work of John Norris Bahcall

October 29, 2005

John BahcallJohn Norris Bahcall, Richard Black Professor of Astrophysics in the School of Natural Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study, recipient of the National Medal of Science, president of the American Astronomical Society, President-Elect of the American Physical Society, and a prominent leader of the astrophysics community, passed away on August 17, 2005, in New York City. He was 70.