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Richard Conn Henry is a Professor in the Henry A. Rowland Department of Physics & Astronomy, at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA,
 

Summary: Richard Conn Henry is a Professor in the Henry A. Rowland Department of
Physics & Astronomy, at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA,
where he is Director, Maryland Space Grant Consortium, and member, Principal
Professional Staff, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Henry is
also President of The Henry Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) incorporated in Maryland,
devoted to the advancement of education and career development for the American
people; and is President of the Streit Council for a Union of Democracies (founded 1939
by Clarence Streit), striving for political union of the great democracies. In 2011 Dick
conducts an active ongoing astrophysical research program centered on investigation of
the origin of the cosmic diffuse ultraviolet background radiation: is there a dark matter
contribution? Hey -- we don't have a smoking gun, but we are hot on the trail!
Dick was born in Toronto, Canada, in 1940, becoming a U. S. citizen in 1973.
From 1976 to 1978 he was Deputy Director of NASA's Astrophysics Division. Dick is a
past Sloan Foundation Fellow; a onetime Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford; a
recipient, Gold Medal, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada; and a Fellow of the
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dick has been a Research
Associate at the Institute for Advanced Study and a research physicist at the U. S. Naval
Research Laboratory. Dick has served as Chair, National Council of Space Grant
Directors (1998 2000), and also, from its creation in 2001 until 2006, Board Member
and Treasurer of the National Space Grant Foundation; and he now serves on the Board

  

Source: Henry, Richard C.- Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University

 

Collections: Physics