Prof. Dr. Dilhan Eryurt Death : Google doodle celebrates female Turkish astrophysicist.
— SPACE.com (@SPACEdotcom) July 20, 2020
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The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Feminist space nerds (like me) – rejoice! Google’s Doodle today is Turkish astrophysicist Dilhan Eryurt. In the 60s she was the only woman at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Centre, she helped Apollo 11 get to the moon, and she taught us that the Sun is a dying star. What a legend.
— Katie Watts (@katiewattspr) July 20, 2020
Great to see @Google celebrating people from diverse backgrounds. Today it’s astrophysicist Dilhan Eryurt who studied the properties & evolution of the sun & was critical to Apollo 11 mission. She overcame race & gender barriers & was the only woman @NASA Goddard Inst. #STEM pic.twitter.com/UMbZCGs2Ya
— Alison Kriel #ubuntu (@AlisonKriel) July 20, 2020
#GoogleDoodle is celebrating life of Dilhan Eryurt, Turkish astrophysicist. She died in 2012, staring at stars and planets, the origins of which she helped uncover for Nasa in the 1960s. She enjoyed a career which saw her contribute to the Apollo 11 moon landing 51 years ago. pic.twitter.com/M0n4Et4gJF
— Farzaneh (@fanainferland) July 21, 2020
In honor of the 51st anniversary of the Moon Landing, Google is celebrating the life and accomplishments of Turkish Astronomer, Dilhan Eryurt. Her work in star evolution provided important information that allowed U.S. astronauts to land on the moon. Image Credit: #GoTurkey pic.twitter.com/YCRk5okRK8
— UTA Planetarium (@UTAPlanetarium) July 20, 2020