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Tue Jan 24, 2012, 02:02 AM

Edwin Hubble and the 100 inch Hooker

2012 marks ninety years since the remarkable discoveries Edwin Hubble made on those nights above LA on Mt. Wilson alone with the 100 inch Hooker:

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laconicsax Jan 2012 #1
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Tue Jan 24, 2012, 02:08 AM

1. Let's not forget Henrietta Leavitt!

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henrietta_Swan_Leavitt

She deserves at least as much credit as Hubble.

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Response to laconicsax (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 12:00 PM

2. But but but but...she's a woman!!

 

Seriously, so many women in science never got the notice and recognition they deserve

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