Glass Universe Book Club

Myles will lead the discussion on "The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the Measure of the Stars" on May 24 at 10 am. Dava Sobel's book is on the Harvard College Observatory's employment of women as calculators, or "human Computers" to interpret the observations their male counterparts made vi telescope each night. As the ladies turned to studying photographic images of the stars on the glass plates, they began to make extraordinary discoveries.Books are available in the store or can be ordered online. (20% discount for in-house book club selections).  Call 802-463-9404 to sign up for the book club.

Event date: 

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Event address: 

32 The Square
Bellows Falls, VT 05101
The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143111344
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - October 31st, 2017