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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.
 

Enjoy these insightful and educational video clips drawn from over 70 hours of interviews with the world's leading figures in astronomy, shot during the filming of 400 Years of the Telescope.

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Christophe Dumas

Adaptive optics and exoplanets
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Christophe Dumas

Galileo: my astronomical hero
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Christophe Dumas

Detecting exosolar planets
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Christophe Dumas

Exoplanet formation
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Christophe Dumas

Ground-based vs. space-based observatories
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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