A message from the Director of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Charles Alcock:
I am sad to report that our colleague and friend Jeff McClintock passed away on Wednesday, November 8th. He was 75 years old.
Jeff was raised in Port Orchard, WA, where he developed his lifelong passion for astrophysics. He built his first of several telescopes at 11 years old and at 13, made frequent solo visits to learn about astronomy from a local amateur. At 15 years old, his telescope project, “The Art of Making...