June 20th: Dorrit Hoffleit: Astronomy is my life

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Podcaster: Dr Pamela Gay

Title:  Dorrit Hoffleit: Astronomy is my life

Organization: Astronomy Cast – http://www.astronomycast.com

Link : This episode has been streamed live on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uC2xiIXZ5A

Description: Pamela did an interview with Dorrit Hoffleit (March 12, 1907 – April 9, 2007) in July 2006. Dorrit was an astronomer at Yale University. She is most widely known for her work in variable stars, astrometry, spectroscopy, meteors, and the Bright Star Catalog, as well as her mentorship of many young women and generations of astronomers.

Bio: Dr. Pamela Gay is a professor at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and Project Director for Cosmoquest

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