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Google Celebrates The First Female Astronomer

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.01.2013 | Technology

Thursday's Google Doodle honors the first professional woman astronomer, Maria Mitchell, who would be 195-years-old today. Google's lovely doodle ...

Birthday Wishes for Betty Daniels: Still Vassar's Cheerleader After 65 Years!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 07.11.2012 | College
Lonna Saunders

Happy Birthday, Betty Daniels! Elizabeth Daniels celebrated her 92nd birthday on May 8th, coincidentally "National Teachers Day," and has worked for Vassar College for 65 years, nearly half the existence of that 150-year-old institution.

What's in a Name?

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

In wondering "what comets were named after women?," we explore women's contributions to science, which are often overlooked.