Burbidge[bûrˈbĭj], [Eleanor] Margaret Born 1919.
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, (Eleanor) Margaret Born 1919.
British-born American astronomer known for her work on quasars and the composition of the interior of the stars. She was director of the Royal Greenwich Observatory (1972-1973).