#68021 Overall Influence

Nancy Roman

American astronomer and principal in the Hubble Space Telescope project

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Nancy Grace Roman was a noted American astronomer who made important contributions to stellar classification and motions, and became the first female executive at NASA, and served as NASA's first Chief of Astronomy throughout the 1960s and 1970s, establishing her as one of the "visionary founders of the US civilian space program". She created NASA's space astronomy program and is known to many as the "Mother of Hubble" for her foundational role in planning the Hubble Space Telescope. Throughout her career, Roman was also an active public speaker and educator, and an advocate for women in the sciences.

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University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Swarthmore College

Liberal arts college in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

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#28722 World Rank
Physics
#260279 World Rank
Mathematics
#578457 World Rank
Engineering