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Astrophysicist , educator

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

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