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Author Sobel, Dava.

Title The glass universe : how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars / Dava Sobel.

Publication Info. New York : Viking, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    522.1974 SOB    Available
Description xii, 324 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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Summary The little-known true story of the unexpected and remarkable contributions to astronomy made by a group of women working in the Harvard College Observatory from the late 1800s through the mid-1900s. -- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-305) and index.
Subject Women in astronomy -- Massachusetts -- History.
Women mathematicians -- Massachusetts -- History.
Astronomy -- History -- 19th century.
Astronomy -- History -- 20th century.
Harvard College Observatory.
ISBN 9780670016952 (hardcover)
0670016950 (hardcover)

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