Google Doodle Honours “Lady Of The Stars” Margherita Hack


New Delhi: Google honoured Italian astrophysicist Margherita Hack with a doodle on her 99th birth anniversary on Saturday.

She had discovered the asteroid 8558 Hack, which was named in her honour.

“Today’s Doodle celebrates the 99th birthday of Italian professor, activist, author, and astrophysicist Margherita “The Lady of the Stars” Hack,” said Google. “Thank you for inspiring future generations to shoot for the stars!” it said.

The Google doodle shows Hack sitting on her chair and looking into her telescope.



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