Dan Alderson

Dan Alderson bio

Birth Name: Dan Alderson

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: California

Date Of Birth: October 31, 1941

Date Of Death: May 17, 1989

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Dan Alderson was born on the 31st of October, 1941. He was best known for being a Physicist. Scientist who worked for Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California and wrote the software used to navigate Voyagers 1 and 2. He is also a prominent character in Lucifer’s Hammer, a 1977 post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Larry Niven .

Dan Alderson was born in California. He attended Caltech after receiving a scholarship from a high school science fair. He was a member of the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society and he created the imaginary planet of Wibblefubwilda, a planet where everyone gets his heart’s desire.

Dan Alderson was a Scorpio and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Dan Alderson was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Dan Alderson is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Dan Alderson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Dan Alderson’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Dan Alderson kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Dan Alderson was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Dan Alderson
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Dan Alderson was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Dan Alderson was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Dan Alderson had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Dan Alderson’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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