The Resource Vera Rubin : a life, Jacqueline Mitton, Simon Mitton

Vera Rubin : a life, Jacqueline Mitton, Simon Mitton

Label
Vera Rubin : a life
Title
Vera Rubin
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Mitton, Simon Mitton
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Jacqueline Mitton and Simon Mitton offer the first biography of Vera Rubin, an astronomer who made vital contributions to our understanding of dark matter. An outstanding scientist herself, Rubin also championed women in science, by mentoring, advocating for hiring women faculty, disseminating their research, and recognizing their achievements"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MH/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mitton, Jacqueline
Dewey number
  • 520.92
  • B
  • 925/.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB34.5
LC item number
.M58 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mitton, Simon
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rubin, Vera C
  • Astronomers
  • Women astronomers
  • Dark matter (Astronomy)
Label
Vera Rubin : a life, Jacqueline Mitton, Simon Mitton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-295) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The lure of the stars -- An aspiring astronomer -- Cornell and the rotating universe -- Georgetown, Gamow and galaxies -- A professional astronomer at last -- The call of the dome -- The delight of discovery -- Adventures in Andromeda -- Bright light on dark matter -- The dynamic universe -- Speaking out for women -- Wonderful life
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 309 pages
Isbn
9780674919198
Lccn
2020032833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1196839927
  • (OCoLC)on1196839927
  • 3083765
Label
Vera Rubin : a life, Jacqueline Mitton, Simon Mitton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-295) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The lure of the stars -- An aspiring astronomer -- Cornell and the rotating universe -- Georgetown, Gamow and galaxies -- A professional astronomer at last -- The call of the dome -- The delight of discovery -- Adventures in Andromeda -- Bright light on dark matter -- The dynamic universe -- Speaking out for women -- Wonderful life
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 309 pages
Isbn
9780674919198
Lccn
2020032833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1196839927
  • (OCoLC)on1196839927
  • 3083765

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