TITLE

Helen Sawyer Hogg

AUTHOR(S)
Hinds, Maurene
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Helen Sawyer Hogg;2006, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
Background information on astronomer Helen Sawyer Hogg is presented. The author reviews how Hogg's published work on star clusters is still used as a reference over a decade after her death. She also helped pave the way for more women to enter the sciences, and worked to recruit female students to the University of Toronto, where she taught for years. Information on Hogg's birth and education is reviewed.
ACCESSION #
20211856

 

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