The Resource The glass universe : how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars, Dava Sobel

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

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The glass universe : how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars
Title
The glass universe
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how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars
Statement of responsibility
Dava Sobel
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Language
eng
Summary
The captivating, little-known hidden history of a group of women whose remarkable contributions to the burgeoning field of astronomy forever changed our understanding of the stars and our place in the universe
Summary
The little-known true story of the unexpected and remarkable contributions to astronomy made by a group of women working in the Harvard College Observatory from the late 1800s through the mid-1900s
Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2016
Biography type
collective biography
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10541890
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sobel, Dava
Dewey number
522/.19744409252
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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1330
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Harvard College Observatory
  • Women mathematicians
  • Astronomy
  • Women in astronomy
  • Astronomy
Target audience
adult
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how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars
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The glass universe : how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars, Dava Sobel
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Includes bibliographical references
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rdacarrier.
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent.
Control code
000058844398
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
569 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410495716
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
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illustrations
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The glass universe : how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars, Dava Sobel
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000058844398
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
569 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410495716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
large print

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