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Vera C. Rubin (1928–2016)

Vera C. Rubin was born on July 23, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Vera Cooper. She was married to Robert Rubin. She died on December 25, 2016 in New Jersey, USA. See full bio »


(age 88) in New Jersey, USA

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The Astronomers
The Astronomers Herself
Horizon Herself
Through the Wormhole
Through the Wormhole Herself - Astronomer
Space's Deepest Secrets
Space's Deepest Secrets Herself - Phd., Carnegie Institution of Washington


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 2007 The Universe (TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Beyond the Big Bang (2007) ... (special thanks - as Vera Rubin)
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 2016 Space's Deepest Secrets (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Phd., Carnegie Institution of Washington
- The Hunt for Dark Energy (2016) ... Herself - Phd., Carnegie Institution of Washington
 2010 Through the Wormhole (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Astronomer
- Beyond the Darkness (2010) ... Herself - Astronomer
 2006 Horizon (TV Series documentary)
- Most of Our Universe Is Missing (2006) ... Herself (as Dr. Vera Rubin)
 1991 The Astronomers (TV Series documentary)
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 2008 The Universe (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Astronomer
- Dark Matter (2008) ... Herself - Astronomer (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Dr. Vera Rubin | Vera Rubin

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Vera Cooper Rubin, Senior Fellow of Astronomy in the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism at Carnegie Institution of Washington, is the author of "Bright Galaxies, Dark Matters" (American Institute of Physics, 1997). See more »

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