Gatewood, George D. (1940–)
George Gatewood is professor emeritus at the University of Pittsburgh and at the Allegheny Observatory and was chairman of the Extrasolar
Planetary Foundation. Gatewood specializes in high-precision astrometry aimed at detecting extrasolar planets around nearby stars. He designed and built the Multichannel
Astrometric Photometer which was used in the discovery (yet to be confirmed)
of a planetary system around Lalande 21185.