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Paris Pishmish
Astronomers

Biography of Paris Pishmish Mexican astronomer

Paris Pishmish is considered the mother of Mexican astronomy, for her long and generous contribution to the training of young astronomers in Mexico. Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation Dr. Paris Pishmish was the first astronomer, male or female, with professional training that Mexico had. It is still curious …

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Assumptio Catalá
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Biography of Assumptió Català Spanish astronomer

Biography of Assumpció Català Spanish professor, mathematician, and astronomer, who dedicated 40 years to teaching, from 1952 to 1991. Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation As exciting as teaching was for her, Assumpció Català did not limit herself to transmitting her knowledge in high school and university classrooms. In …

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Antonia Ferrin
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Biography of Antonia Ferrín Spanish astronomer

Biography of Antonia Ferrín Moreiras, a young Galician woman who became the first Spanish astronomer. In 1963, Antonia Ferrín became the first Spanish woman to defend a thesis on astronomy. Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation Childhood and family of Antonia Ferrín Antonia Ferrín Moreiras was born in Orense …

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Jocelyn Bell
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Biography of Jocelyn Bell British Astronomer

Jocelyn Bell occupies a preferential place among the great astronomers of the 20th century, for her discovery of the stars called pulsars, neutron stars that emit strong radiation. Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation Jocelyn Bell’s childhood and studies Jocelyn Bell was born on July 15, 1943 in Belfast, …

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margaret burbidge
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Margaret Burbidge British Astronomer Biography

Biography of Margaret Burbidge Outstanding British astronomer, endowed with wonderful qualities that she could not exercise in her homeland, but in the United States of America. Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation She held the positions of director of the Royal Greenwich Observatory and president of the American Astronomical …

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Beatrice Tinsley
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Biography of the British astronomer Beatrice Tinsley

Biography of Beatrice Tinsley, British astronomer (1941-1981). The study of the evolution of galaxies has become one of the most important and active fields of astrophysics in the 21st century. Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation Much of the research done by Beatrice Tinsley was the beginning of these …

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Miriani Pastoriza
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Biography of Miriani Pastoriza Argentine astronomer

Biography of Miriani Pastoriza famous for her great discoveries in extragalactic astronomy. She was the first woman at the National University of Córdoba to graduate with a degree in astronomy. Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation This brilliant astronomer made history in Argentine astronomy. She is a professor of …

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Henrietta Leavitt
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Biography of Henrietta Leavitt American astronomer

Biography of Henrietta Leavitt American astronomer who, in the late 19th century, discovered a method of measuring distances to stars. She found a ruler to measure the size of the Universe. Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation Her discovery is the cornerstone that revolutionized our knowledge of the Universe, …

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