Burbidge overcame gender discrimination on the way to becoming one of the most influential astrophysicists of her time.
The Event Horizon Telescope revealed one of the darkest and most elusive phenomena in the known universe.
A neutron star collision detected by gravitational waves is Science's 2017 Breakthrough of the Year.
Gravitational waves are ripples in time-space that only occur under a handful of extreme cosmic conditions.
Three American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics.