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Author Sobel, Dava, author.

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

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Books, 2017.
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  522.197444 SOB    AVAILABLE
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  522.197444 SOB    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  522.197444 SOB    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  522.197444 SOB    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  522.197444 SOB    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  522.197444 SOB    DUE 08-16-21
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Description xii, 323 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-305) and index.
Summary 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.
Audience 1330L Lexile
Subject Harvard College Observatory.
Women in astronomy -- Massachusetts -- History.
Women mathematicians -- Massachusetts -- History.
Astronomy -- History -- 19th century.
Astronomy -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780143111344 (softcover)
0143111345 (softcover)
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