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VERA RUBIN
VERA RUBIN
USA (1928 -     )
Vera (Cooper) Rubin is an astronomer who has done pioneering work on galaxy rotation rates. Her discovery of what is known as "flat rotation curves" is the most direct and robust evidence of dark matter.
 

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Salisbury Journal - December 15, 2009
Stonehenge, UK — A free exhibition and tours of Stonehenge led by experts will mark the end of the International Year of Astronomy this week.

This is Wiltshire - December 15, 2009
Stonehenge, UK — In a fitting finale for the International Year of Astronomy (IYA 2009), astronomers and archaeologists will celebrate the five millennia of astronomical heritage at Stonehenge,

The Times of India - December 15, 2009
Nagpur, INDIA — Raman Science Centre will be conducting 'Snap the vibrant universe', a contest to mark the international year of astronomy, for astrophotography lovers, including students (above 13 years), teachers and individuals.

Pekin Daily Times - December 14, 2009
Pekin, ILLINOIS — Scott Altman and one of his crew members from the STS-125 mission to repair the Hubble space telescope are making appearances in Europe this week on behalf of NASA, according to Scott’s parents, Fred and Sharon Altman.

Barcelona Reporter - December 13, 2009
Barcelona, SPAIN — Most amateur stargazers huddle by the fireplace in December, when the Geminids rain debris above the Earth's atmosphere.

Guardian News - December 13, 2009
London, ENGLAND — I read about the death of Professor Sam Okoye Black Africa's first Ph.D. in Radio Astronomy.

The Times of India - December 13, 2009
GLOBAL — On New Year's eve, look skywards for that ‘once-in-a-Blue-Moon’ feeling.

Breaking art-science divide
The Hindu - December 13, 2009
Bangalore, INDIA — Art and science have always been considered disparate entities. Very different fields operating on distinctly different parameters.

Another 365 Days
Discover Magazine - December 13, 2009
USA — Great news, everyone! The 365 Days of Astronomy citizen podcast will go on for at least another year!

Look Up: What's in the Sky This Week?
DCist - December 13, 2009
Washington, DC — We were tempted to recycle last week's column for this week's, but instead we'll just give you a link and say: Geminids!

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