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it's infrequent for a whole biography of an Australian scientist, rather of an Australian lady scientist, to be released. it's rarer for one of these publication to be co-authored by way of an American. even if scientists have written discourses at the historical past in their self-discipline, it's most unique for a scientist to put in writing a whole size biography of a colleague in his ?eld. it's also unusual for a guy to jot down approximately an Australian lady scientist; lots of the paintings on Australian ladies scientists has been performed through different girls. notwithstanding, those authors, either uncommon researchers within the ?eld of radio astr- omy, grew to become so attracted to the heritage in their self-discipline and within the occupation of the pioneer radio astronomer Ruby Payne-Scott that they spent a few years bringing this publication to fruition. until eventually rather lately, Ruby Payne-Scott were the one lady scientist pointed out brie?y in histories of Australian technology or of Australian radio astronomy. This publication might be a useful source for someone attracted to those disciplines. Being scientists themselves, the authors clarify Payne-Scott’s scienti?c paintings intimately; as a result, the worth and value of her contributions can, for the ?rst time, be regarded, not just by means of historians but additionally by means of scientists.

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