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

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subject_facetAstronomy -- History -- 19th century
Astronomy -- History -- 20th century
Harvard College Observatory
Women in astronomy -- Massachusetts -- History
Women mathematicians -- Massachusetts -- History
title_displayThe glass universe : how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars
title_fullThe glass universe : how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars / Dava Sobel
title_shortThe glass universe
title_subhow the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars
topic_facetAstronomy
History
Women in astronomy
Women mathematicians