Penprofile's Album: Astronomer Vera Rubin

Vera Rubin was an American astronomer who pioneered work on galaxy rotation rates. She uncovered the discrepancy between the predicted angular motion of galaxies and the observed motion, by studying galactic rotation curves. Born July 23, 1928 and died December 25, 2016

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Vera Rubin