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The glass universe : how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars

Author: Dava Sobel; Cassandra Campbell; Penguin Audio (Firm); Recorded Books, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio ; Prince Frederick, MD : Distributed by Recorded Books, ℗2016.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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The little-known true story of the unexpected and remarkable contributions to astronomy made by a group of women working in the Harvard College Observatory from the late 1800s through the mid-1900s.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
History
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dava Sobel; Cassandra Campbell; Penguin Audio (Firm); Recorded Books, Inc.
ISBN: 9780735288645 073528864X
OCLC Number: 966300056
Notes: Title from container.
Compact disc.
In container (17 cm.).
Performer(s): Read by Cassandra Campbell.
Description: 10 audio discs (12 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Part one: The colors of starlight. Mrs. Draper's intent ; What Miss Maury saw ; Miss Bruce's largesse ; Stella nova ; Bailey's picture from Peru --
Part two: Oh, be a fine girl, kiss me!. Mrs. Fleming's title ; Pickering's "harem" ; Lingua franca ; Miss Leavitt's relationship ; The Pickering fellows --
Part three: In the depths above. Shapley's "kilo-girl" hours ; Miss Payne's thesis ; The Observatory Pinafore ; Miss Cannon's prize ; The lifetimes of stars --
Some highlights in the history of the Harvard College Observatory --
A catalogue of Harvard astronomers, assistants, and associates.
Responsibility: Dava Sobel.

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The little-known true story of the unexpected and remarkable contributions to astronomy made by a group of women working in the Harvard College Observatory from the late 1800s through the mid-1900s.

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