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The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars - Dava Sobel
The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with the captivating, little-known true story of a group of women whose remarkable contributions to the burgeoning field of astronomy forever changed our understanding of the stars and our place in the universeIn the mid-nineteenth century,... show more
#1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with the captivating, little-known true story of a group of women whose remarkable contributions to the burgeoning field of astronomy forever changed our understanding of the stars and our place in the universeIn the mid-nineteenth century, the Harvard College Observatory began employing women as calculators, or “huma
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780670016952 (0670016950)
ASIN: 670016950
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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1.5 The Glass Universe - Dava Sobel
I don't usually bother reviewing books that disappoint me but I'm making an exception to that rule. This is one of those books where I am so glad I picked it up at the local library and didn't even spend the 45p it costs to have it reserved from another branch, so that will tell you something. I ...
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3.0 The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars
God only knows why this book is an incredibly dry read, but it really, really was. In comparison to another book about female mathematicians and scientists, [b:Hidden Figures|25953369|Hidden Figures The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space R...
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