Jocelyn Bell

Dame Susan Jocelyn Bell Burnell (; née Bell; born 15 July 1943) is an astrophysicist from Northern Ireland who, as a postgraduate student, discovered the first radio pulsars in 1967.

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Graduate student Jocelyn Bell Burnell and her supervisor, Antony Hewish, built a radio telescope to observe quasars in 1967. Their discovery won the 1974 Nobel Prize – for Hewish. 50 years later, Burnell was awarded $3 Million in the Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

Astronomer Jocelyn Bell Burnell recounts her discovery of pulsars

Jocelyn Bell discovered pulsars. The Nobel Prize went to her supervisor