A Great Astronomer and Pulsars - The Story of Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Kai Taraporevala
Oct 25, 2020 · 8 min read
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“Presumptions about a woman’s role in society”

Susan Jocelyn Bell Burnell, a great radio astronomer, was born in 1943 in Northern Ireland. Bell Burnell has a clear memory, when she was a child, about the reactions of the domestic helpers (staff) in her home when her younger brother was born. She heard the nannies say…