” My childhood bedroom – if childhood could be about ten years old – had a bed which was under windows which faced north. At about age 10, I started watching the stars just move through the night. “


” By about age 12, I would prefer to stay up and watch the stars than go to sleep. I started learning. I started going to the library and reading. But it was initially just watching the stars from my bedroom that I really did. There was just nothing as interesting in my life as watching the stars every night. “


” I had the usual friends who pointed out constellations of stars. But it really was watching the stars. It was getting some sense of the motion of the earth. I found it a remarkable thing. “


” I would prefer to stay up and watch the stars than sleep. “


” There was just nothing as interesting in my life as watching the stars every night. “



All 5 Vera Rubin Quotes about Stars in picture


My childhood bedroom - if childhood could be about ten years old - had a bed which was under windows which faced north. At about age 10, I started watching the stars just move through the night.
By about age 12, I would prefer to stay up and watch the stars than go to sleep. I started learning. I started going to the library and reading. But it was initially just watching the stars from my bedroom that I really did. There was just nothing as interesting in my life as watching the stars every night.


I had the usual friends who pointed out constellations of stars. But it really was watching the stars. It was getting some sense of the motion of the earth. I found it a remarkable thing.
I would prefer to stay up and watch the stars than sleep.
There was just nothing as interesting in my life as watching the stars every night.
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