Harrison Village Library Catalog

Sobel, Dava.

The glass universe : how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars / Dava Sobel. - xii, 324 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Shares the story of the scientific contributions of a group of women working at the Harvard College Observatory from the late 1800s through the mid-twentieth century, tracing their collection of star observations captured nightly on glass photographic plates.

9780670016952 : $30.00 0670016950 : $30.00

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Harvard College Observatory.


Women in astronomy--History.--Massachusetts
Women mathematicians--History.--Massachusetts
Astronomy--History.

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