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Steven Rawlings, British astrophysicist, died he was 49.

Steven Gregory Rawlings  was an astrophysicist at the University of Oxford, where he held a Professorship in Astrophysics and a Fellowship at St Peter’s College died he was 49.. He studied Physics and Theoretical Physics at St John’s College, Cambridge and received his PhD in Radio Astronomy in 1988. He was one of the lead scientists in the Square Kilometre Array project.[1]

(11 October 1961 – 11 January 2012)


Rawlings died at the home of his close friend and colleague Dr Devinder Sivia, a Lecturer in Mathematics for the Sciences at St John’s College, on 11 January 2012.[2][3] The coroner recorded a verdict of accidental death.[4] Sivia and Rawlings co-wrote the book Foundations of Science Mathematics, published in 1999 by Oxford University Press.[5]

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