|Born||February 13, 1944|
|Alma mater||University of Copenhagen, Roskilde University|
|Known for||History of cosmology, relativity, quantum mechanics|
|Awards||Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics (2019)|
|Institutions||Aarhus University, Denmark|
Helge Stjernholm Kragh (born February 13, 1944) is a Danish historian of science.
Kragh studied mathematics and physics at the University of Copenhagen before obtaining his PhD in 1981 at the University of Roskilde. He is a professor emeritus at the Centre for Science Studies of Aarhus University.(see http://css.au.dk/en/academic-staff/).
Honors and awards
- President, European Society for the History of Science 2008–2010
- Member, European Academy of Sciences
- Member, Académie Internationale d'Histoire des Sciences (corresponding member since 1995, full member since 2005)
- Member, Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
- Dirac– a scientific biography. Cambridge University Press 1990, 2005, ISBN 0521017564
- Quantum Generations – a history of physics in the 20. Century. Princeton University Press, 1999
- An introduction to the historiography of Science. Cambridge University Press, 1987
- Matter and Spirit in the Universe – scientific and religious preludes to modern cosmology. 2004
- Conceptions of Cosmos – from myth to the accelerating universe. Oxford University Press, 2006
- Cosmology and Controversy – the historical development of two theories of the universe. Princeton University Press, 1999
- The Moon that wasn't – the saga of Venus' spurious satellite. Birkhäuser, 2008
- Entropy Creation – religious contexts of thermodynamics and cosmology. Ashgate, London 2008
- Editor (with David Knight): The Making of the Chemist: The Social History of Chemistry in Europe, 1789–1914. Cambridge University Press, 1998
- with Peter C. Kjargaard, Henry Nielsen: Science in Denmark- through a thousand years. Aarhus University Press, 2009
- List of Kragh's publication at Aarhus University
- "Website of the ESHS". Retrieved January 24, 2016.
- "Members listing at the European Academy of Sciences website". Retrieved January 24, 2016.
- "Member page on the AIHS website". Retrieved January 24, 2016.
- "Member directory of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letter". Retrieved January 24, 2016.