Five Remarkable Women
at the
Crossroads of Astronomy


Click here to see a PowerPoint presentation of an invited talk
I gave on July 31, 2002 at ALCON 2002,
a national meeting of the Astronomical League held in Salt Lake City.

(The free PowerPoint viewer can be downloaded at

Click here to read a rough transcript of the talk in pdf format.

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For more information, here are some of the sources I used to prepare the talk:

Caroline Herschel:

Annie Jump Cannon:

Henrietta Swan Leavitt:

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin:

Vera Rubin:

If you have any problems accessing these documents, please email me:

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