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Margaret Burbidge
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Born in Davenport, Cheshire
Born on 0st of August 1919

Born 1919 - English astronomer.


Educated at University College, London. Moved to USA in 1951, appointed Professor of Astronomy at University of California (1964-90). Main field of research is in spectra of galaxies and quasars. Awarded National Medal of Science in 1984.

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