The unforgotten sisters : female astronomers and scientists before Caroline Herschel / Gabriella Bernardi.

Author
Bernardi, Gabriella [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Cham, Switzerland ; New York : Springer ; Chichester, UK : Published in association with Praxis Publishing, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description
xxvi, 179 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
  • Springer-Praxis books in popular astronomy. [More in this series]
  • Springer Praxis books in popular astronomy
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-179).
Contents
1. Enheduanna (XXIV BC) -- 2. Aganice (XX BC) -- 3. Theano (sixth century BC) -- 4. Aglaonike (V BC or 200 BC) -- 5. Hypatia of Alexandria (355 or 370 ca. to 415) -- 6. Sonduk (?-647) -- 7. Fátima of Madrid (tenth century) -- 8. Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) -- 9. Sophie Brahe (1556-1643) -- 10. Maria Cunitz (1610-1664) -- 11. Elisabetha Catherina Koopman Hevelius (1647-1693) -- 12. Jeanne Dumée (1660-1706) -- 13. Maria Margarethe Winkelmann-Kirch (1670-1720) -- 14. Maddalena (1673-1744) and Teresa (1679-1767) Manfredi -- 15. Maria Clara Eimmart (1676-1707) -- 16. Christine (1696-1782) and Margaretha (1703-1744) Kirch -- 17. Gabrielle Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise du Châtelet (1706-1749) -- 18. Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718-1799) -- 19. Nicole-Reine Étable de la Brière Lepaute (1723-1788) -- 20. Louise Elisabeth Félicité Pourra de la Madeleine Du Piérry (1746-?) -- 21. Caroline Lucretia Herschel (1750-1848) -- 22. Margaret Bryan (1760?-1816) -- 23. Wang Zhenyi (1768-1797) -- 24. Marie-Jeanne Amélie Harlay Lefrancais de Lalande (1768-1832) -- 25. Mary Fairfax-Somerville (1780-1872) -- Conclusions.
ISBN
  • 9783319261256
  • 3319261258
OCLC
922910993
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