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In 2018 Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell won the Breakthrough prize, and donated her £2.3m prize money to IOP to set up a new fund to help talented students from under-represented groups to study PhD physics. Find out more about the fund:

Pulsars, little green men and Joy Division: your #LunchtimeRead  on today's blog is the story of #astrophysics  legend Jocelyn Bell BurnellPictured - one of our favourite quotes on the wall of our exhibition INVISIBLE, based on DARK MATTER . @SciGalleryLon 

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Just read A Quaker Astronomer Reflects and I am looking forward to interviewing Jocelyn Bell Burnell even more. I am having some lovely conversations for the new book.

Listening to Jocelyn Bell Burnell's Desert Island Discs is a good way to start the day

Bonus Podcast! This Google Zeitgeist podcast features Jocelyn Bell Burnell talking through her professional history, including getting passed over for a Nobel Prize and how she is helping lift up women and people of color interested in work in astronomy

jocelyn bell burnell'>Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell is an astrophysicist known for discovering pulsars. She appeared on Horizon in 1971 to explain how the discovery was made (and how they determined it wasn't caused by little green men). #WomenInScienceDay 

Jocelyn Bell Burnell won a $3 million prize for the discovery of pulsars in 1967. She donated the money to create scholarships for underrepresented minorities in physics and astronomy. #WomeninScience 

Scientists have discovered strange signals coming from space, but back in the late '60s, Lurgan astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell made a breakthrough that changed the way we view the stars. She told her story to Sunday with Dearbhail - listen below!

Science doesn't always go forwards. It's a bit like doing a Rubik's cube. You sometimes have to make more of a mess with a Rubik's cube before you can get it to go right. DAME JOCELYN BELL BURNELL.

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As a grad student, Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered pulsars in the 60s. Her thesis advisor got the Nobel for it; she didn’t. Now she’s won a $3 million prize recognizing her feat. It’s a hell of a story —

When Jocelyn Bell Burnell was a grad student, she observed what are now known as pulsars. And the discovery would win a 1974 Nobel Prize — for her supervisor. Now, she's earned a Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics and $3 million.

#OTD in 1967, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, then a graduate student, discovered pulsars. The discovery garnered a Nobel Prize just six years after it was announced in 1968 — but Burnell's supervisor got the prize instead of her. #PulsarWeek 

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Happy birthday Jocelyn Bell Burnell – she discovered pulsars in 1967, and tells New Scientist how she made this amazing find back when she was still a student, and times were very different for young #WomeninSTEM 

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jocelyn bell burnell'>Astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell wins $3m prize, plans to channel it into a fund to help women, under-represented minorities and refugee students become physicists. So so great.

jocelyn bell burnell'>Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell found the first pulsar while she was a graduate student in 1967. 51 years later, she's been awarded a Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

On this day in 1967, British astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered the first pulsars, proving the existence of neutron stars. ?

., someone who inspires is Jocelyn Bell Burnell who discovered the first radio pulsars in 1967. Sadly her supervisor, not Joceyln, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics to recognise this important discovery. #WomenScienceDay 

50 years ago today, astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell, at only 24, revolutionized our understanding of the universe by discovering pulsars. She was excluded from the Nobel Prize for her own discovery. The remarkable story of this remarkable woman:

50 years ago today, astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell, at only 24, revolutionized our understanding of the universe by discovering pulsars. She was excluded from the Nobel Prize for her own discovery. The remarkable story of this remarkable woman:

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