Cecilia H Payne
Articles written in Resonance – Journal of Science Education
Volume 27 Issue 11 November 2022 pp 1993-2012 Classics
Stellar Atmospheres: A Contribution to the Observational Study of High Temperature in the Reversing Layers of Stars
The classic for this month is the PhD thesis of Cecilia Payne. She worked on her thesis at Harvard Observatory and graduated in 1926. We reproduce a small selection of pages from the thesis to give you a flavour of its contents. Her thesis was published by the observatory as volume I of the $Harvard Observatory Monographs$.
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