Vera Rubin, Astrophysicist Who Confirmed Existence Of Dark Matter, Dies At 88
The astrophysicist's groundbreaking research on spiral galaxies provided evidence of invisible dark matter. She was a pioneer in an era when women were excluded from many astronomy programs.
Neil DeGrasse Tyson Gets Into A Rap Battle With B.o.B Over Flat Earth Theory
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Work of prominent climate change denier was funded by energy industry
Documents show Willie Soon, researcher at Harvard-Smithsonian Center, received total of $1.25m from groups that included Koch brothers foundation
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Harvard Computers
Edward Charles Pickering (director of the Harvard Observatory from 1877 to 1919) decided to hire women as skilled workers to process astronomical data. Among these women were Williamina Fleming, Annie...
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Vera Rubin, Astrophysicist Who Confirmed Existence Of Dark Matter, Dies At 88
The astrophysicist's groundbreaking research on spiral galaxies provided evidence of invisible dark matter. She was a pioneer in an era when women were excluded from many astronomy programs.
Neil DeGrasse Tyson Gets Into A Rap Battle With B.o.B Over Flat Earth Theory
The famed astrophysicist got into a Twitter spat with the rapper, which then turned into a bona fide rap battle. B.o.B, whom you might know from his hits "Airplanes," "Nothin' On You" and "Strange Clo...
Work of prominent climate change denier was funded by energy industry
Documents show Willie Soon, researcher at Harvard-Smithsonian Center, received total of $1.25m from groups that included Koch brothers foundation
George Phillips Bond
George Phillips Bond (May 20, 1825 – February 17, 1865) was an American astronomer. He was the son of William Cranch Bond. Some sources give his year of birth as 1826.His early interes...
George W. Myers
George W. Myers (April 30, 1864 – November 23, 1931) was an American astronomer, mathematician and progressive educator. Born in Champaign Illinois, he earned his bachelor's degree in 1888 from ...
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Alar Toomre
Alar Toomre (born 5 February 1937 in Rakvere) is an Estonian-American astronomer and mathematician. He is a professor of applied mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Toomre's re...
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John M. Thome
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Laird A. Thompson
Laird A. Thompson (born 6 September 1947), is a professor of astronomy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Thompson graduated with a B.A. in both physics and astronomy from the Univers...
Robert Schommer
Robert A. Schommer (December 9, 1946 – December 12, 2001) was an American observational astronomer. He was a professor at Rutgers University and later a project scientist for the U.S. office of the Ge...
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Robert B. Leighton
Robert Benjamin Leighton (September 10, 1919 – March 9, 1997) was a prominent American experimental physicist who spent his professional career at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech...
Pamela L. Gay
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Willie Soon
Wei-Hock "Willie" Soon (born 1966) is a solar physicist whose current research interest is solar influences on the Earth's climate. Soon is a part-time employee of the Smithsonian at the Solar and Ste...
Lincoln LaPaz
Lincoln LaPaz (February 12, 1897 – October 19, 1985) was an American astronomer from the University of New Mexico and a pioneer in the study of meteors.
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Gordon Pettengill
Gordon H. Pettengill (born February 10, 1926) is an American radio astronomer and planetary physicist.
A native of Providence, Rhode Island, as a young man, Pettengill was enthralled with radio an...
George Coyne
George V. Coyne, S.J. (born January 19, 1933) is a Jesuit priest, astronomer, and former director of the Vatican Observatory and head of the observatory’s research group which is based at the Universi...
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Richard Kowalski
Richard A. Kowalski (b 1963) is an American astronomer who has discovered numerous asteroids, comets and other near-Earth objects.Kowalski has had a lifelong interest in astronomy with an emphasis on ...
Brian P. Roman
Brian P. Roman is an American astronomer.He discovered a number of asteroids, and also co-discovered the periodic comets 111P/Helin–Roman–Crockett, 117P/Helin–Roman–Alu and 132P/Helin–Roman–Alu.The as...
Helen Calvert Lines
Helen Calvert Lines (died 2001) was an American amateur astronomer. In her beginnings she was a deep-sky observer and astrophotographer. She was one of early members of the Phoenix Astronomical Societ...
Maria Zuber
Maria T. Zuber (born June 27, 1958) is a member of the National Science Board and the Vice President for Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she also holds the position of the...
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