Quotes by Vera Rubin

About Vera Rubin:

Vera (Cooper) Rubin is an American astronomer who pioneered work on galaxy rotation rates. She uncovered the discrepancy between the predicted angular motion of galaxies and the observed motion, by studying galactic rotation curves. This phenomenon became known as the galaxy rotation problem.

Author Bio

  • NameVera Rubin
  • DescriptionAmerican astronomer
  • BornJuly 23, 1928
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionAstronomer; Physicist
  • AwardsNational Medal Of Science