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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

E. Margaret Burbidge

Title: Professor of Astronomy
Affiliation:   University of California, San Diego
    La Jolla, California 92023 USA
Gender:   Female

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Award Discipline:   Physical Sciences
Award Year:   1983
Citation:   "For leadership in observational astronomy. Her spectroscopic investigations have provided crucial information about the chemical composition of stars and the nature of quasistellar objects."
    Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on February 27, 1985.


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