Notable Women in the Physical Sciences: A Biographical Dictionary

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JILL HOLMAN


CECILIA PAYNE-GAPOSCHKIN (1900-1979) Astronomer
Birth May 10, 1900
1923 B.A., Newnham College; Pickering Fellow, Harvard
Observatory
1924 Elected to membership in the American Astronomical
Society
1925 Ph.D., Radcliffe College
1931 Became U.S. citizen
1934 First recipient of the Annie J. Cannon Prize, American Astronomical Society; married Sergei I. Gaposchkin
1938 Named Phillips Astronomer at Harvard Observatory
1939 Started the Harvard Observatory Philharmonic Orchestra

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