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redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Italian astrophysicist Margherita Hack, who gained fame as a science writer able to explain her research in easy-to-understand language and also the first woman to lead an astronomical observatory in her country, has died. According to Frances D'Emilio of the Associated Press (AP), Hack passed away Saturday in Trieste, the town where she headed up the observatory from 1964 through 1987, after reportedly being treated for heart...
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