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Vera Rubin: The observer

    Vera Rubin, senior fellow in the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington, is wife, parent and astronomer, in that order. She and husband Bob have four PhD offspring: two geologists, an astronomer and a mathematician.

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