Science writer Dava Sobel will discuss her new book, The Glass Universe, the story of the women who worked at the Harvard College Observatory from the late 1800s through the mid-1900s.
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Maria Mitchell, an American astronomer, was born Aug. 1, 1818, in Nantucket. Mitchell was the first professional woman astronomer in the United States and a role model for generations of aspiring women scientists. She was trained by her father, a school-teacher, and had the extreme good fortune to discover a comet in 1847. Not only was she the first to see the comet, she also had the mathematical skill to calculate its orbit…
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