Dava Sobel is author of The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars. (Viking, 2016) She’s based in New York, New York.
The Stars Behind Our Stellar Classification System
Author Dava Sobel explains how a group of women astronomers helped develop the classification system that scientists use to identify stars today.
The Female Astronomers Who Captured the Stars
At the beginning of the 20th century, a team of female astronomers at the Harvard College Observatory worked to classify the stars.