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Margherita Hack

Margherita Hack, Italian astrophysicist, educator. Member International Astronomical Union, European Physical Society, Italian Society Physics, Italian Society Astronomy, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei.

Background

  • Hack, Margherita was born on June 12, 1922 in Firenze, Italy. Daughter of Roberto and Maria Luisa (Poggesi) Hack.

  • Education

    • Doctor Physics, University Florence, Italy, 1945.

    Career

    • Assistant University Florence, 1946-1954. Astronomer Astronomical Observatory, Milan-Merate, Italy, 1954-1964. Professor astronomy University Trieste, Italy, since 1964.

      Director Trieste Astronomical Observatory, 1964-1987, director department astronomy, since 1985. Member national group astronomy National Research Council, Rome, 1977-1984. Member College Astronomical Research, Ministry Education, Rome, 1982-1984.

      Editor professional conferences.

    Works

    • Editorial director: popular magazine L'Astronomia. Author: (book) Esplorazion: Radioastronomiche, 1964. Author: (with Otto Struvel) Stellar Spectroscopy, Peculiar Stars, 1971.

      Author: L'Universo Violento della Radioastronomia, 1983, Sette Variazioni Sul Cielo, 1999, L' Universo alle Soglie del terzo Millennio, 2000. Author: (with Giacomo Leopardi) Storia dell' Astronomia, 2002. Author: Origine e fine dell' Universo, 2002, numerous papers also, Dove nascons le stelle, 2004.

    Membership

    Member International Astronomical Union, European Physical Society, Italian Society Physics, Italian Society Astronomy, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei.

    Connections

    • Married Aldo de Rosa, February 19, 1944.
    • father: Roberto Hack
    • mother: Maria Luisa (Poggesi) Hack
    • spouse: Aldo de Rosa
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    Born June 12, 1922
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    • 1945
      University Florence
    • 1946 - 1954
      Assistant, University Florence
    • 1954 - 1964
      astronomer Astronomical Observatory
      Italy
    • 1964
      professor, astronomy University Trieste
      Italy