PAOC Spotlights

Pauline Morrow Austin: Radar & Weather Maven

Fri June 23rd, 2017
MIT Video Productions

Pauline Morrow Austin (PhD '42) joined MIT's Weather Radar Research Project at its inception in 1946 and went on to direct the project from 1956-1979. Her pioneering work to interpret weather radar echoes laid the foundation for modern radar meteorology.



Written by: Producer Meg Rosenburg, EAPS Senior Lecturer Lodovica Illari and Science Writer Lauren Hinkel

Watch this video at MIT Video Productions and Storied Women of MIT: Pauline Morrow Austin (MIT Video).

Read more about Austin's life and an MIT exhibit in her honor (MIT News).