Gingerich is senior astronomer emeritus at the Smithsonian
Astrophysical Observatory and Research Professor of Astronomy and History of
Science at Harvard University. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American
Philosophical Society, and the International Academy of the History of
Science. He has written over 500 technical or educational articles and reviews
and he has written more popularly on astronomy in several encyclopedias and
journals. His books include The Great Copernicus Chase: And Other
Adventures in Astronomical History (1992) and The Eye of Heaven:
Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler (1993).
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