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26 Aug 2008, 03:02 UTC
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Andrew Fraknoi over at the ASP has put together a nice collection about women in astronomy. He describes it as “…a resource for those educators and students who wish to explore the challenges and triumphs of women [in astronomy] of the past and present.”
There are tons of really smart, really cool women astronomers doing outstanding [...]
Andrew Fraknoi over at the ASP has put together a nice collection about women in astronomy. He describes it as “…a resource for those educators and students who wish to explore the challenges and triumphs of women [in astronomy] of the past and present.”
There are tons of really smart, really cool women astronomers doing outstanding work in astronomy. Often when you read about women in astronomy it’s about women of the past. It’s nice to see focus on today’s women astronomers. There are people like Wendy Freedman, pictured above, out there kicking professional astronomy ass as we speak.
Speaking of which, here is a YouTube video I found of one of my favorite astronomers, irrespective of gender, Dr. Roberta Humphreys, talking about women in astronomy.

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