Astropoetry Moments for Astronomy History (10): Jocelyn’s Victory

Feb 18
By Andrei Dorian Gheorghe

In 1967 Jocelyn Bell Burnell
discovered the first radio pulsar,
but the Nobel Prize was given
to her supervisor.

My moral is not quite mild:
a discovery is a legal wonder child,
while an award
could be just a bastard. 

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