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Women in Astronomy Resource Guide

Women in Astronomy Resource Guide

This annotated resource guide to finding information about the contributions of women to astronomy includes general references on the topic and specific references to the work and lives of 36 women astronomers of the past and present. The guide grew out of a need in college and high school astronomy courses. Many students like to do a paper or report on the work of women (or one woman) in astronomy. But the resources for doing such papers are scattered in many places and were hard to track down. We hope the resource guide will make the task of learning about the contributions of women to space science a little bit easier. This guide is part of the educational web site of the non-profit Astronomical Society of the Pacific, a non-profit organization, founded in 1889, dedicated to sharing the... Show More


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