Madge Adam

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Madge Gertrude Adam (6 March 1912 – 25 August 2001) was an English solar astronomer.


She was "internationally known for her work on the nature of sunspots and on their magnetic fields."[1] She was a lecturer at the University of Oxford in the Department of Astrophysics from 1937-1979.[2] She is a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society.


  1. ^ Williams, Kay (10 September 2001). "Madge Adam". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Haines, Catharine (2001). International women in science: a biographical dictionary to 1950. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO. p. 2. ISBN 1-57607-090-5.