New youngsters’s e-book celebrates pioneering astronomer Maria Mitchell


Pioneering astronomer Maria Mitchell is the star of a child’s e-book utilizing an historic language she occurred to know: Latin.

Massachusetts-born Maria Mitchell (1818-1889) is finest identified for locating a comet in 1847 and dealing to encourage girls astronomers as a professor of astronomy at Vassar School, which she joined in 1865. Some 205 years after her start, Mitchell continues to encourage as the primary U.S. lady astronomer.

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