(129595) Vand = 1997 VD
Discovered 1997 November 2 by J. Tichá and M. Tichý at Kle.
 Vladimír Vand (1911–1968) started his career with the study of variable stars and spectroscopy in Prague. Later he invented a calculating machine for x-ray analysis of crystal structures, contributed to the theory of viscosity of solutions and cooperated with Francis Crick on the structure of double helix DNA molecules.
 (MPC 64313 | 2008 November 13)


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