Marta Burgay (30. November 1976, Torino) is an Italian radio astronomer whose initial claim to fame was being the discoverer of PSR J0737-3039, the first double pulsar (two pulsars orbiting each other), through using the 64-metre Parkes radio telescope in Australia.
Her Thesis on radio pulsars won the 2005 Pietro Tacchini Prize, awarded by the Società Astronomica Italiana for the best Ph.D. theses. In 2006, she became the first winner of the IUPAP's Young Scientists Prize in Astrophysics award. In 2010, she was honoured with the Vainu Bappu Gold Medal by the Astronomical Society of India.
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