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Pioneering Astronomer Maria Mitchell on Science and Life: Timeless Wisdom from Her Diaries

Pioneering Astronomer Maria Mitchell on Science and Life: Timeless Wisdom from Her Diaries

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“The world of learning is so broad, and the human soul is so limited in power! We reach forth and strain every nerve, but we seize only a bit of the curtain that hides the infinite from us.” Trailblazing astronomer Maria Mitchell (August 1, 1818–June 28, 1889) played an enormous and lasting role in …

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