Mauri Valtonen is a Finnish astronomer and professor at the University of Turku. His fields of scientific interest include active galaxies, cosmology, and the three-body problem.
Valtonen completed a Ph.D. from Cambridge University in 1975. He served as Director of Tuorla Observatory from 1980 to 2002 and returned to this position again in 2007.
In 2008, Valtonen led a research team which argued that delay in the periodic outbursts from the nucleus of the active galaxy OJ 287 confirmed Einstein's general theory of relativity .
Books by Mauri Valtonen