George Hale

A man of discoveries. (By Ian Christian & Emily Vig)

About astronomer George Hale..

Born June 29, 1868 & Died on February 21, 1938.

He was born in Chicago Illinois, in the U.S.A.

He has an undergraduate degree from Massachustes institute of technology.

He was a professor for astronomy at the University Of Chicago.

He had two siblings which unfortunately died as infants from a sever illness, and his father was a very well know wealthy Chicago bussisness man.

PERSONAL CHALLENGE: Suffered from schizophrania and that led to him having to resign as a director at Mount Wilson Observatory.

Qoute By George Ellery Hale...

"Like buried treasures, the outposts of the universe have beckoned to the adventurous from immemorial times. Princes and potentates, political or industrial, equally with men of science, have felt the lure of the uncharted seas of space, and through their provision of instrumental means the sphere of exploration has made new discoveries and brought back permanent additions to our knowledge of the heavens." -- George Ellery Hale

Did You Know...?

George Hale suffered from sever Nueorlogical and Psychological problems, he also suffered from insomnia, headaches and schizophrinia. He even claimed an elf helped him with his work. He would also spend a couple months a year in a sanitarium in Maine.