ERIC Number: EJ447803
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
A Historical Introduction to Women in Astronomy.
Dobson, Andrea K.; Bracher, Katherine
Mercury, v21 n1 p4-15 Jan-Feb 1992
Looks at the careers of several women astronomers and how the opportunities, work, and self-images of women in astronomy have changed over the past two centuries, in conjunction with a discussion of the role of women's colleges. The women include Caroline Lucretia Herschel, Maria Mitchell, Williamina Fleming, Annie Cannon, Antonia Maury, Henrietta Leavitt, Celia Payne-Gaposchkin, and others. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Women in Astronomy.