Escaping the Touch of History: Some Should-Be Famous Women in Astronomy

Women in long dresses holding hands
  • Monday January 24, 2022
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
  • Ian Hewitt
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences
  • Audience: 8 and older
  • Curriculum Correlation: (3.P.2)(3.E.1)(4.P.1)(4.E.1)(6.E.1)

There are a number of relatively unknown women who made significant discoveries in astronomy in the first part of the 20th century. This is the story of some of these early female scientists, their struggles, and their achievements.