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Making Waves: The Story of Ruby Payne-Scott: Australian Pioneer Radio Astronomer
by W.M. Goss
This book is an abbreviated, partly re-written version of "Under the Radar - The First Woman in Radio Astronomy: Ruby Payne-Scott." It addresses a general readership interested in historical and sociological aspects of astronomy and presents the biography of Ruby Payne-Scott (1912 - 1981). As the first female radio astronomer (and one of the first people in the world to ...more
Paperback, 262 pages
Published July 29th 2013 by Springer
(first published January 1st 2013)
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Had to put this one down. I was after more of a biography and I was overwhelmed by so much technical language and hardcore science. Still, I managed to pick out a few interesting things about her as a person so at least I got something out of it.