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E. Margaret Burbidge, Astronomer Who Blazed Trails on Earth, Dies at 100

E. Margaret Burbidge, Astronomer Who Blazed Trails on Earth, Dies at 100

She joined the University of California, San Diego, in the early 1960s and went on to become the first director of its Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences. At her death, she was university professor emeritus there. With her husband, the American physicist William Fowler and the English astronomer Fred Hoyle, Dr. Burbidge wrote a 1957 article that is considered one of …

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