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Zodiac / Star Sign:
Pisces (pisces)
Died at Age:
93 years
Days of The Life:
34095 days


Place of birth:
Canada (ca)

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Biography and Life of Harry Messel

was a Canadian-born Australian physicist and educator. Messel was born in Canada to Ukrainian parents. He was born in Levine Siding in Manitoba, and brought up in Rivers, Manitoba, before attending Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. During the Second World War he served as a paratrooper with the Canadian Forces.

After fellowships at University of St Andrews and Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Messel moved to Australia in 1951. He lectured in mathematical physics at the University of Adelaide 1951-52, before being appointed in 1952 as Professor of Physics and Head of the School of Physics at the University of Sydney, a position he held for 35 years until his retirement in 1987. In 1952 he established the Nuclear Research Foundation, later known as the Science Foundation for Physics.

Messel was also Chancellor and CEO of Bond University 1992-1997.

In 1962, Professor Messel started the International Science School (ISS), which aims to encourage scientifically capable and interested students in their final two years of school to extend their knowledge and apply it to achieve progress. He frequently stated his discontent when sportsmen were praised and hailed whereas the next generation of scientists to change and run the world were given little to no encouragement. Since its inception, over 4,000 scholars have attended the ISS. The program runs once every two years with close to 150 students from up to 10 countries staying at the Women's College for two weeks, attending lectures and participating in activities around the University of Sydney.

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