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Service, symposium honor Paczynski, Sept. 28-30

A memorial service for Bohdan Paczynski, a Princeton professor of astrophysics, is being planned for 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in the University Chapel. A symposium in honor of Paczynski's career will take place on campus the following Saturday and Sunday.

Paczynski, whose insights into the nature of celestial phenomena guided many developments in astrophysics, died April 19 of brain cancer. He was 67. An obituary was posted online in April.

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