Edward Pickering and His Women "computers"

Edward Pickering and His Women "computers"

Analyzing the Stars

Book - 2012
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In the 42 years that Edward Pickering directed the Harvard College Observatory, he and his team of women "computers" made strides in promoting the new field of astrophotography, discovered the first spectroscopic binary star system, and cataloged more than 225,000 stars.
Publisher: New York :, Chelsea House,, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781604136647
Branch Call Number: J 921 PI
Characteristics: xix, 130 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.


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