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Rubin, Vera C., 1928-2016

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Personal name headingRubin, Vera C., 1928-2016
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Variant(s)Cooper, Vera Florence, 1928-2016
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Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeWashington (D.C.)
LocatedPrinceton (N.J.)
Birth date1928-07-23
Death date2016-12-25
Place of birthPhiladelphia (Pa.)
Place of deathPrinceton (N.J.)
Field of activityAstronomy Dark matter (Astronomy)
AffiliationMontgomery College
Georgetown University
Carnegie Institution of Washington. Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
Profession or occupationAstronomers College teachers Astronomy teachers
University and college faculty members Astronomers
Found inLarge-scale motions in the universe, 1989: CIP t.p. (Vera Rubin) info sheet (b. 7-23-28; Ph.D., Georgetown Univ.; Vera C. Rubin) bk. t.p. (Vera C. Rubin)
San José State Univ. Virtual Museum Web site, June 7, 2001 (Vera Cooper Rubin; b. July 23, 1928, Philadelphia)
Fantz, Ashley. 2016 also took one of the greatest female scientists of all time, via CNN website, posted December 27, 2016, viewed on December 28, 2016 (Vera Rubin; astronomer who proved the existence of dark matter; died on Sunday [December 25, 2016] at the age of 88; Ph.D. in 1954 at Georgetown University; she taught there for a decade; in 1965, she landed at Carnegie Institution of Science Department of Terrestrial Magnetism in Washington)
New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 28, 2016 (in obituary published Dec. 27: Vera Rubin; b. Vera Florence Cooper, July 23, 1928, Philadelphia; moved to Washington with her family when she was 10; m. Robert Rubin, 1948 (d. 2008); d. Sunday [Dec. 25, 2016], Princeton, N.J., aged 88; transformed modern physics and astronomy with her observations showing that galaxies and stars are immersed in the gravitational grip of vast clouds of dark matter)
Overbye, Dennis. Vera Rubin, 88, dies; opened doors in astronomy, and for women, via New York times online, Dec. 27, 2016, viewed on December 28, 2016 (Vera Rubin, who transformed modern physics and astronomy with her observations showing that galaxies and stars are immersed in the gravitational grip of vast clouds of dark matter, died on Sunday [December 25, 2016] in Princeton, N.J.; born Vera Florence Cooper on July 23, 1928, in Philadelphia; joined the Carnegie Institution, in its department of terrestrial magnetism, in 1965, after holding teaching posts at Montgomery College in Maryland and at Georgetown)
Wikipedia, December 28, 2016 (Vera Rubin (née Cooper; July 23, 1928-December 25, 2016); American astronomer who pioneered work on galaxy rotation rates; born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; died Princeton, New Jersey; residence: Princeton, New Jersey; taught at Montgomery County Community College, and also worked at Georgetown University as a research assistant, and in 1962 became an assistant professor there; in 1965 she also secured a position at the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism at the Carnegie Institution of Washington)
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