Brian Tung <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Yes and yes, last I heard. It used to be said that you weren't anybody
in astronomy unless Sandage had stopped talking to you at least once
during your career. He did once say how tiring it was to give a
visitng lecture and find all the sharp young postdocs trying to
make a reputation by poking holes in something he'd done 20 years
earlier. Lonely at the top, or something.