Henry Norris Russell

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United States astronomer who developed a theory of stellar evolution (1877-1957)

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Stellar spectra signaled hydrogen [61] was so abundant that several scientists, including Henry Norris Russell, could not fully accept the conclusion.
Independently, the American astronomer Henry Norris Russell (1877-1957) noted this in 1914.
Henry Norris Russell (1877-1957) was an astronomer at Princeton University, where he had served on the faculty since 1905 following his brilliant undergraduate and graduate career there.
When Cecilia Payne [1] discovered that the stars are primarily composed of hydrogen [2], she encountered strong opposition from Arthur Eddington, her first mentor, and from Henry Norris Russell [3].
Astronomical Giant "Many pages would be needed to give a full account of Henry Norris Russell and his work .