Google Doodle celebrates Italian astrophysicist Margherita Hack

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Google Doodle celebrated Italian astrophysicist and medical disseminator Margherita Hack with an lively picture on her start anniversary on Saturday, June 12. Today might were her 99th birthday. Margherita found asteroid 8558 Hack in 1995, which turned into named after her. The doodle suggests Hack sitting on her chair and searching into her telescope.

Margherita Hack turned into born on June 12, 1922, in Florence to Roberto Hack, who turned into a bookkeeper, and Maria Luisa Poggesi. Hack turned into complete professor of astronomy on the University of Trieste from 1964 to 1992. She turned into additionally the primary Italian female to administrate the Trieste Astronomical Observatory from 1964 to 1987. Hack had additionally labored at many American and European observatories and turned into additionally a member of running organizations of European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA. Hack had numerous authentic papers posted in global journals and books on astronomy.

In 1994, Margherita Hack turned into offered the Targa Giuseppe Piazzi for her medical research. She acquired Cortina Ulisse Prize for medical dissemination 1995. She turned into conferred the name of Dama di Gran Croce, the best award given through the Italian government, at 90.

Margherita Hack died on the age of ninety one on June 29, 2013.

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