Carolyn Shoemaker has discovered more comets--32 in all--than any other living astronomer. She has also discovered more than 800 asteroids. She was introduced to astronomy by her late husband, the pioneering planetary scientist Gene Shoemaker.
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04/29/2013 | 28:50
Our special coverage of the PDC continues with two planetary scientists separated by almost 60 years in age, but with similar dedication and enthusiasm for saving the planet.
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