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Ira S. Bowen Professor of Astronomy, Astronomy Department, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA

Research interests

Quasar Absorption Lines
Active Galactic Nuclei
Superclusters of Galaxies and Large Scale Structure

Prizes and awards

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow 1968-1970.
Helen B. Warner Prize, American Astronomical Society 1969.

Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1977.

Princeton University Spring Lecturer in Astronomy 1979.

Fellow, Royal Society 1981.

George Darwin Lecturer, Royal Astronomical Society 1987.

Director\'s Distinguished Lecturer, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory 1988.

Dannie Heineman Prize, American Astronomical Society and American Institute of Physics 1991.

Miller Visiting Professor, U.C. Berkeley 1993.

Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1994

Thomas Gold Lecturer, Cornell University, 1995.

Sackler Distinguished Lecturer, Harvard U. 1995.

Sackler Prize Lecturer, U.C. Berkeley, 1996.

Associate, Royal Astronomical Society, 1998.

Henry Norris Russell Lecturer, American Astronomical Society, 2001.

Icko Iben Lecturer, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, 2002.


- Reid, I.N., et al, \"The Second Palomar Sky Survey,\" PASP 103, 661-74 (1991).
- Rosenblatt, Edward I., Matthew A. Malkan, Wallace L.W. Sargent, & Anthony C. S. Readhead, \"The Broad Emission Line and Continuum Variations of Seyfert Galaxies. II: Broad-Line Region Structure and Kinematics,\" Ap.J. Supp.93, 73-124 (1994).
- Bahcall, John N., et al, \"The Hubble Space Telescope Quasar Absorption Line Key Project. VII. Absorption Systems at z abs 1.3,\" Ap.J.457, 19-49 (1996).
- Ho, Luis C. , Alexei V. Filippenko, and Wallace L.W. Sargent, \"New Insights into the Physical Nature of LINERs from a Multiwavelength Analysis of the Nucleus of M81,\" Ap.J.462, 183-202 (1996).
- Lu, Limin, et al, \"Abundances at High Redshifts: The Chemical Enrichment History of Damped Ly Galaxies,\" Ap.J. Supp. 107, 475 (1996).
- Ho, L.C. , A.V. Filippenko, W. L. W. Sargent, & C. Y. Peng, \" A Search for \'Dwarf\' Seyfert Nuclei. V. Demographics of Nuclear Activity in Nearby Galaxies,\" Ap.J. 487, 568 (1997). (abstract) (preprint)
- Ho, Luis C. , Alexei V. Filippenko, and Wallace L.W. Sargent, \"The Influence of Bars on Nuclear Activity,\" Ap.J.487, 591 (1997). (abstract) (preprint)
- Rauch, Michael, et al, \"The Opacity of the Ly Forest and Implications for b and the Ionizing Background,\" Ap.J. 489, 7 (1997). (abstract) (preprint)
- Rauch, Michael, Wallace W.L. Sargent, & Tom A. Barlow, \"Small-Scale Structure at High Redshift. I. Glimpses of the Interstellar Medium at Redshift ~3.5,\" Ap.J. 515, 500-05(1999). (abstract) (preprint)
- Small, Todd A., Chung-Pei Ma, Wallace L.W. Sargent, & Donald Hamilton, \"Galaxy Clustering and Large-Scale Structure from z = 0.2 to z = 0.5 in Two Norris Redshift Surveys,\" Ap.J. 524, 31-48 (1999). (abstract) (preprint)
- Ho, Luis C., et al, \"Detection of Nuclear X-Ray Sources in Nearby Galaxies with Chandra,\" Ap.J. 549, 51 (2001). (abstract) (preprint)

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