Death of Vera Rubin

July 23, 1928 - December 25, 2016
| Age 88

Pioneering astrophysicist confirmed the existence of dark matter…
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Vera Rubin, a pioneering astrophysicist who confirmed the existence of dark matter, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016, according to multiple news reports. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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