The Unforgotten Sisters: Female Astronomers and Scientists



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    Short biographical accounts of about twenty or so female astronomers starting from ancient times all the way to the beginning of nineteenth century Not much is known about all of the people mentioned, but mostly you find out how they got their education mostly from their fathers or brothers, rarely from a tutor , interest in astronomy, what was if any their contribution to astronomy, any published works etc The author also gives a little background knowledge of contemporary astronomy, so it Short biographical accounts of about twenty or so female astronomers starting from ancient times all the way to the beginning of nineteenth century Not much is known about all of the people mentioned, but mostly you find out how they got their education mostly from their fathers or brothers, rarely from a tutor , interest in astronomy, what was if any their contribution to astronomy, any published works etc The author also gives a little background knowledge of contemporary astronomy, so it s easier to see the female astronomers in that context.The language used is a bit strangely structured and the book would have benefited from somecareful editing in case of all the mixed up personal pronouns etc


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The Unforgotten Sisters: Female Astronomers and Scientists Before Caroline Herschel ✐ The Unforgotten Sisters: Female Astronomers and Scientists Before Caroline Herschel pdf ✑ Author Gabriella Bernardi – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk The famous letter of the renowned astronomer Caroline Herschel to Mary Sommerville mentions some of her lost and forgotten sister scientists of the past The book tells the lives of these twenty female The famous letter of the renowned astronomer Sisters: Female Kindle Ô Caroline Herschel to Mary Sommerville mentions some of her The Unforgotten PDF \ lost and forgotten sister scientists of the past The book tells the lives of these twenty female Unforgotten Sisters: Female MOBI ☆ scientists with specific attention to astronomers and mathematicians spanning over a period of about years Each of Unforgotten Sisters: Female Astronomers and PDF/EPUB or these biographies is organized as a kind of personal file which includes a section setting the life in the appropriate historical background her main works some curious facts and some citations about her This book tells the lives of twenty female scientists principally astronomers and mathematicians who made very important contributions to the development of science yet for too long remained forgotten For each of these long lost sisters of science to use Caroline Herschel s phrase the author has organized a form of personal file that places the subject s life within its historical context outlines her main works highlights some curious and interesting facts and presents comments from contemporaries and others The book reaches back than years to En HeduAnna the Akkadian princess who was one of the first recognized female astronomers and includes such luminaries as Hypatia of Alexandra Hildegard of Bingen Elisabetha Hevelius and Maria Gaetana Agnesi through to Mary Somerville and Caroline Herschel herself The book will be of interest to all who wish to learn about the women from antiuity to the nineteenth century who played such key roles in the history of astronomy and science despite living and working in largely male dominated worlds.