Astronomers

Vera Cooper Rubin

Vera Cooper Rubin

Articles: Fantz, Ashley. “2016 Also Took One of the Greatest Female Scientists of All Time,” CNN Overbye, Dennis. “Vera Rubin, 88, Dies; Opened Doors in Astronomy, and for Women” New York Times [Science], DEC. 27, 2016 Schudel, Matt. “Vera Rubin, Astronomer Who Proved Existence of Dark Matter, Dies at 88,” The Washington Post , December […]

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Lepaute Nicole-Reine

Lepaute Nicole-Reine

Books: Haines, Catherine M. C., and Helen M. Stevens. 2001. International Women in Science: A Biographical Dictionary to 1950. Santa Barbara, Calif. [u.a.]: ABC-CLIO. Ogilvie, Marilyn Bailey AND Joy Dorothy Harvey 2000. The Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science, Vol. 2, L – Z. New York [u.a.]: Routledge. Websites: Nicole-Reine Etable de Labrière Lepaute – […]

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Henrietta Swan Leavitt

Henrietta Swan Leavitt

Books: Johnson, George. 2005. Miss Leavitt’s Stars: The Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe. New York: W.W. Norton. Oakes, Elizabeth H. 2007. Encyclopedia of World Scientists. New York: Facts on File. Ogilvie, Marilyn Bailey. 1986. Women in Science: Antiquity Through the Nineteenth Century: A Biographical Dictionary with Annotated Bibliography. […]

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Sophia Brahe

Sophia Brahe

Articles: Cramer, Jennifer.  “Sophia Brahe Helped Map Planets,” Post-Gazette.com [Lifestyle], Monday, March 11, 2002. Books: Maggs, Sam, and Sophia Foster-Dimino. 2016. Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History. Philadelphia: Quirk Books. Ogilvie, Marilyn Bailey. 1986. Women in Science: Antiquity Through The Nineteenth Century: A Biographical Dictionary With Annotated Bibliography. Cambridge, Mass: MIT […]

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Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

Name: Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin Full Name:  Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkin Date: May 10, 1900 – December 7, 1979 Nationality: English Field: Astronomer and Astrophysicist Books: Des Jardins, Julie. 2010. The Madame Curie Complex: The Hidden History of Women in Science. New York, NY: Feminist Press at the City University of New York.  Ignotofsky, Rachel. 2016. Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers […]

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