Astrophysics - Nobel Prize Row - Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Northern Irish astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell, 31, Professor Anthony Hewish's former research student, pictured at her home in Horsham. Jocelyn Bell Burnell was overlooked by the Nobel Prize committee while her supervisor Professor Anthony Hewish shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with Martin Ryle. Professor Anthony Hewish and Jocelyn Bell Burnell were the first to observe a pulsar, in 1967.
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Tony Benn celebrating retaining the seat for Labour in the Parliamentary by-election at Bristol south-east. 27/6/99: Benn to stand down as a MP at the next General Election, but Benn stressed that leaving Parliament would not mark the end of his political career. * disclosed his decision in a letter to his constituency Labour Party in Chesterfield.
Literature - Lions on the Lawn Book Launch - Mary Chipperfield - London
Circus trainer Mary Chipperfield, with Charles the Chimpanzee, at the launch of her new book "Lions on the Lawn" in London. Mary's new book is her story of the animal reserve that helped her father, Jimmy Chipperfield, and her husband to develop on the Marquess of Bath's estate at Longleat, Wiltshire. The Chimpanzee was reared on the game reserve.