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Hensler Gerhard

Hensler Gerhard

Gerhard Hensler

Gerhard Hensler (b. 1950 in Rudolstadt), who read astronautics, physics and astrophysics, habilitated in astrophysics at the University of Munich in 1988. He was subsequently appointed professor in Munich (1989), Kiel (1990) and Vienna (2003) and visiting professor in Paris/Meudon and Strasbourg. Between 2002 and 2008 Hensler was President of the German Astronomical Society. He also plays an active role as an expert witness and a regular contributor to specialist journals.


  • University of Vienna