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Sir Patrick Moore welcomes translation of Fritz Zwicky biography

Fritz Zwicky was a controversial genius, responsible for many of the advances in astrophysics later claimed by others in the field.

 
PRLog - Nov. 21, 2012 - STOCKPORT, U.K. -- The publication of "Fritz Zwicky, an Extraordinary Astrophysicist" has been welcomed by experts in the field such as Sir Patrick Moore in the Sky at Night and Ian Morrison in Astronomy Now. They commend the authors Alfred Stöckli and Roland Müller for providing fascinating insights into this complicated genius who made a major, though largely unrecognized, contribution to our understanding of the universe.

Cambridge Scientific Publishers have published "Fritz Zwicky, an Extraordinary Astrophysicist" by Alfred Stöckli and Roland Müller with special contributions by Norbert Straumann and Gustav Andreas Tammann, translated by Ian Gordon.

From the start Zwicky is recognized to be someone of unusual ability and temperament - and it is his temperament that adds spice to the story of his life. His contributions to astronomy are significant, including producing the first evidence for supernovae, dark matter and gravitational lenses. Ian Morrison sums it up as "totally rewarding and highly recommended".

Ian Gordon, MD of Peak Translations, has personally translated this biography and found it an extremely enriching experience. “It was a privilege to come close to a man of such genius, admittedly from a safer vantage point than his contemporaries.”

Peak Translations Ltd is a leading language services company with an international reputation for proven dependability. It provides a full range of multilingual language services including Translation, Interpreting, Typesetting, Proofreading & Multimedia. Its clients and associates are located world-wide and it is headquartered in Kettleshulme in East Cheshire.

It was established in 1978 and demonstrated its commitment to customer satisfaction and customer success by achieving a first, namely ISO9000 Quality Assurance for language services. It is also certificated & audited to EN 15038:2006. Continual improvement and customer satisfaction are top priorities.

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