'Women computers' often couldn't use Harvard's telescope. They changed astronomy anyway - The Boston Globe


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'Women computers' often couldn't use Harvard's telescope. They changed astronomy anyway
The Boston Globe
In the 1800s, it was unseemly for women to search the night sky with male astronomers. Instead, they worked in the Harvard College Observatory as assistants. Between 1875 and 1927, more than 80 women were employed at the observatory as so-called ...