19th Century Astronomers

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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Antonia Maury

Antonia Maury

Books: Oakes, Elizabeth H. 2007. Encyclopedia of World Scientists. New York: Facts on File.  Uglow, Jennifer S., and Frances Hinton. 1991. The Macmillan Dictionary of Women’s Biography. [London]: Macmillan Reference Books, a division of Macmillan Publishers. Yount, Lisa. 2007. A to Z of Women in Science and Math: Revised Edition. New York: Infobase Pub. Websites: Antonia Maury – […]

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Annie Jump Cannon

Annie Jump Cannon

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.  Reynolds, Moira Davison. 1999. American Women Scientists: 23 Inspiring Biographies, 1900-2000. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. Sterling, Mary Ellen. 1994. Focus on Scientists. Huntington Beach, CA: Teacher Created Materials. Yount, Lisa. 2007. A […]

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Williamina Fleming

Williamina Fleming

Articles: Hirshfeld, Alan. “Williamina Fleming: Brief life of a spectrographic pioneer: 1857-1911,” Harvard Magazine Inc. January-February 2017. Books: Dyson, Marianne J. 2007. Space and Astronomy: Decade by Decade. New York: Facts on File. Ewan, Elizabeth, Sue Innes, and Sian Reynolds. 2006. The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women: From the Earliest Times to 2004. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.  […]

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