Donald C. Backer
American astronomerDied when: 66 years 258 days (800 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Donald C.Backer (November 9, 1943 – July 25, 2010) was an American astrophysicist who primarily worked in radio astronomy.Backer made important contributions to the understanding and study of pulsars (including the discovery of the first millisecond pulsar), black holes, and the epoch of reionization.
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