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Women in early British and Irish astronomy stars and satellites /

Careers in astronomy for women, as in other sciences, were a rarity in Britain and Ireland until well into the twentieth century. This book investigates the place of women in astronomy before that era, recounted in the form of biographies of about 25 women born between 1650 and 1900 who in varying c...

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Main Author: Brück, M. T.
Other Authors: Royal Astronomical Society.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2009.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
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