Elizabeth Roemer (1929- ), at her desk at the U.S. Naval Observatory, Flagstaff (Arizona) Station, c. 1963

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Summary

Astronomer Elizabeth Roemer (1929- ) won the 1946 Science Talent Search and went on to discover the asteroids 1930 Lucifer (discovered October 29, 1964) and 1983 Bok (discovered June 9, 1975). Dr. Roemer is Professor Emerita, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona.

Subject

  • Roemer, Elizabeth, 1929-
  • University of Arizona

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-2418

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1963

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Topic

  • Women scientists
  • Physics
  • Science fairs

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-2418]

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