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Helen Sawyer Hogg

Date of Birth 01-August-1905
Place of Birth Lowell
(Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States of America, Area codes 978 and 351, Area code 351, Area code 978)
Nationality United States of America, Canada
Profession Astronomer
Helen Battles Sawyer Hogg, CC was an astronomer noted for pioneering research into globular clusters and variable stars. She was the first female president of several astronomical organizations and a notable woman of science in a time when many universities would not award scientific degrees to women. Her scientific advocacy and journalism included astronomy columns in the Toronto Star and the Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. She was considered a "great scientist and a gracious person" over a career of sixty years.

Awards by Helen Sawyer Hogg

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