Articles written in Resonance – Journal of Science Education
Volume 9 Issue 5 May 2004 pp 3-7 Article-in-a-Box
Volume 27 Issue 3 March 2022 pp 309-314 General Article
Margaret Burbidge (12 August 1919–05 April 2020)
Eleanor Margaret (nee Peachey) Burbidge was a ﬁve-sigma event, whether you are counting outstanding 20th-century astrophysicists, pioneering women in science, or fascinating people! Here are a few of the details.
Volume 27 Issue 11 November 2022 pp 1837-1840 General Article
Cecilia Helena Payne (later Gaposchkin) once said that immigrantsshould become citizens of their new countries for the samereason that a woman takes her husband’s name—out of gratitude.Indeed she and Sergei Illarionovich Gaposchkin became US citizens,and she often published as Cecilia P. Gaposchkin, thoughher daughter, Katharine Gaposchkin Haramundanis, when lecturingabout her mother’s work, generally called her Payne. Andmost of us will use Payne-Gaposchkin when writing about her,as we very often should because she made an enormously significantcontribution to 20th-century astronomy in her 1925 PhDdissertation at Harvard (though the degree was awarded by Radcliffebecause Harvard had not yet worked out how to recognizewomen by 1925).
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