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Pioneering 19th-Century Astronomer Maria Mitchell on Education and Women in Science

Pioneering 19th-Century Astronomer Maria Mitchell on Education and Women in Science

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“No woman should say, ‘I am but a woman!’ But a woman! What more can you ask to be?” “We are women studying together,” trailblazing astronomer Maria Mitchell (August 1, 1818–June 28, 1889) said to the senior class in astronomy when it entered upon its last year at Vassar College in 1876, where …

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