All posts by Bruce Palmquist, Feliciti Fredsti, and Marilyn Magenis

Bruce Palmquist is a professor of Science Education and Physics at Central Washington University. He writes a weekly astronomy column for his local newspaper and for the world at http://theellensburgsky@blogspot.com/. Feliciti Fredsti and Marilyn Magenis are physics majors at CWU.

By Bruce Palmquist, Feliciti Fredsti, and Marilyn Magenis on April 13, 2009 in
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Date: April 13, 2009 Title: Edward, Annie, and Williamina Discuss Spectral Classification Podcaster: Bruce Palmquist, Feliciti Fredsti, and Marilyn Magenis Organization: Central Washington University Physics department, http://www.cwu.edu/~physics Description: In the late 1800s and early 1900s, Harvard College Observatory Director Edward Pickering hired dozens of women, nicknamed the Harvard Computers, to process and analyze astronomical data. […]