From Pickering's Harem to "Hidden Figures": The Women Who Shaped Astronomy, Cosmology, and the Space Program

Learn about the women who have sought to understand the stars - for centuries. 

Professor Zayna Bizri of Northern Virginia Community College - Annandale discusses how women such as Annie Jump Cannon, Katherine Johnson, Cecilia Payne, Mary Jackson, Grace Hopper and Margaret Hamilton worked alongside men, while struggling to be seen as equals in their quest to understand the cosmos.

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Date:
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
Large Meeting Room at Aurora Hills
Location:
Aurora Hills Branch Library
Categories:
Age: All Ages Lecture Registration
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