Anne Underhill

Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Science

First Canadian woman astrophysicist

Birthdate
June 12, 1920

Birthplace
Vancouver, BC

Residence
Victoria, BC

Family Members
  • Father: Fredric Clare Underhill, an early European immigrants to Vancouver, BC
  • Mother: Irene Anna Creery

Other Interests
Birding, choir

Title
Honorary Professor

Office
UBC

Status
Semi-retired

Degrees
  • BA, UBC (Honours Chem. and Physics), 1942
  • MA (Physics and Math.), UBC, 1944
  • PhD, Chicago, 1948

Awards
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Canada, 1985

Last Updated
October 23, 2001

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