2016 schedule

Sun 12:00-12:30
Theatre 106

Women in Astronomy

Peter Eyland


Here are eleven relatively unknown women who have been instrumental or pivotal in the development of Astronomy and Astrophysics. Hypatia of Alexandria, Caroline Herschel, Maria Mitchell, Williamina Fleming, Henrietta Levitt, Antonia Maury, Annie Jump Cannon, Cecilia Payne, Ruby Payne-Scott, Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Vera Rubin.