Chicken Heroes: Celia Payne

Cecilia Payne was the first person to earn a PhD in astronomy. A Russian-American astronomer, Otto Strauve  said hers was “the most brilliant PhD thesis ever written in astronomy.” Celia Payne Her mother refused to pay for her higher education, so she worked hard and won a scholarship to Cambridge University in England. But when…… Continue reading Chicken Heroes: Celia Payne