Jocelyn Bell Burnell is Haverford’s Fall Friend in Residence

Haverford Welcomes Astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell as Fall 2020 Friend in Residence

In 1967, working as a postgraduate student, Friend in Residence Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered the first radio pulsars known to modern science–a key breakthrough in the development of radio astronomy, the study of celestial objects at radio frequencies. Photo courtesy of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.