Burbidge, Margaret(redirected from Eleanor Margaret Peachey)
Burbidge, Margaret(Eleanor Margaret Burbidge), 1925–, Anglo-American astronomer. She was the first woman appointed director (1972–73) of the Royal Greenwich Observatory and was named (1982) president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Burbidge; her husband, Geoffrey Burbidge; William Fowler; and Sir Fred HoyleHoyle, Sir Fred
, 1915–2001, British astrophysicist and mathematician, b. Bingley, Yorkshire. During the years of World War II, Hoyle primarily worked on technical problems related to radar.
..... Click the link for more information. showed (1956) how heavier elements can be built up from lighter ones in the interiors of stars.