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Adelina Gutiérrez Moreno

was born 99 years ago

27 May 1925

Adelina Gutiérrez was a Chilean professor, scientist and academic who was the main force behind setting up the first Bachelor's degree in Astronomy in Chile and later the first Master's degree in Astronomy. She was the first Chilean to obtain a doctorate in astrophysics and also the first woman elected to the Chilean Academy of Sciences.

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