Joan Feynman (March 31, 1927 – July 22, 2020) was an American astrophysicist. Her work focused on solar wind particles and fields; sun-Earth relations; and magnetospheric physics. Feynman was the younger sister of physicist Richard Feynman who, since they were children, encouraged her interest in nature.
|Died||July 22, 2020 (aged 93)|
Oxnard, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||Oberlin College|
|Known for||Work on auroras, solar wind|
|Awards||NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal|
|Institutions||National Center for Atmospheric Research, National Science Foundation, Boston College, Jet Propulsion Laboratory|
|Doctoral advisor||Melvin Lax|
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- Joan Feynman 1927–2020