Simmonds is an inspiration to all who follow in her footsteps. Her scholarship and intelligence have benefited both those who know her and those who know her work. Even in retirement, she remains active at Yale.
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|Birth||September 24, 1898|
|1920||A.B., mathematics, Swarthmore College|
|1920-25||Mathematics Computer, Princeton Observatory|
|1925-28||Mathematics Computer, Mt. Wilson Observatory|
|1928-29||Mathematics Computer, Princeton Observatory|
|1931||Ph.D., astronomy, University of California, Berkeley|
|1931-36||Research Assistant, Princeton Observatory|
|1936-45||Research Associate, Princeton Observatory|
Annie J. Cannon Prize; married Bancroft W. Sitterly on|
|1945-68|| Physicist, Atomic Physics Division, National Bureau of|