Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Astrophysicist, with her Prudential Lifetime Achievement award on the Females of the one year Awards 2015 on the InterContinental hotel, London. (File Describe)
LONDON (AP) — Indubitably one of Britain’s main astrophysicists is donating her $Three million purse from a first-rate science prize to learn fluctuate in physics.
Jocelyn Bell Burnell says the money will inch to the Institute of Physics to fund graduate scholarships for of us from under-represented groups — women, participants of ethnic minorities and refugees.
She educated the BBC that of us from minority groups raise “a unusual angle on issues and that is on the total an awfully productive thing. Heaps of breakthroughs, she added, “attain from left discipline.”
Bell Burnell received the Leap forward Prize in Predominant Physics on Thursday for her role in discovering radio pulsars. The discovery of the rotating neutron stars received a Nobel Prize for physics in 1974, but two of Bell Burnell’s male colleagues were named the winners.