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Sandra Faber Bruce Medal Awarded In 2012

Sandra Faber

Sandra Faber

Award Name : Bruce Medal

Year of Award : 2012

Award for : Astronomy

Location : Santa Cruz, California, United States


Sandra Moore Faber (born 1944) is a University Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and works at the Lick Observatory. She has made important discoveries linking the brightness of galaxies to the speed of stars within them and was the co-discoverer of the Faber–Jackson relation. Faber was also instrumental in designing the Keck telescopes in Hawaii.She received Bruce Medal in 2012.