"Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin: astronomer extraordinaire."43, no.
In 1934 Payne-Gaposchkin received the Annie J.
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"Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin." Encyclopedia Britannica.
an inspired seamstress, an inventive knitter and a voracious reader." Quoted in Payne-Gaposchkin revealed that nothing compares to "the emotional thrill of being the first person in the history of the world to see something or to understand something."
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Harvard Observatory in Boston, Massachusetts, became her home for the rest of her career--a "stony-hearted stepmother," she was said to have called it.Harvard: A Stony-Hearted StepmotherPayne-Gaposchkin's career at Harvard began in 1925, when she was given an ambiguous staff position at the Harvard Observatory.
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Despite this, Payne-Gaposchkin's research remains highly regarded today; Otto Struve, a notable astronomer of the period, was quoted in magazine as saying that was "undoubtedly the most brilliant Ph.D.
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Upon completion of her studies in 1923 (at that time women were not granted degrees at Cambridge), Payne-Gaposchkin sought and obtained a Pickering Fellowship (an award for female students) from Harvard to study under Harlow Shapley, the newly appointed director of the Harvard Observatory.