Taking notion from Siv Cedering’s poem within the kind of a fictional letter from Caroline Herschel that refers to “my lengthy, misplaced sisters, forgotten within the books that list our science”, this publication tells the lives of twenty-five girl scientists, with particular consciousness to astronomers and mathematicians. all the offered biographies is prepared as a type of "personal dossier" which units the biographee’s existence in its old context, files her major works, highlights a few curious evidence, and documents citations approximately her. the chosen figures are one of the so much consultant of this ignored global, together with such luminaries as Hypatia of Alexandra, Hildegard of Bingen, Elisabetha Hevelius, and Maria Gaetana Agnesi. They span a interval of approximately 4000 years, from En HeduAnna, the Akkadian princess, who was once one of many first well-known woman astronomers, to the sunrise of the period of contemporary astronomy with Caroline Herschel and Mary Somerville. The e-book can be of curiosity to all who desire to study extra concerning the ladies from antiquity to the 19th century who performed such key roles within the background of astronomy and technology regardless of dwelling and dealing in mostly male-dominated worlds.

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Four. three Curious proof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four. four As They acknowledged of Her . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 24 25 25 26 five Hypatia of Alexandria (355 or 370 ca. to 415) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . five. 1 Alexandria of Egypt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . five. 2 Who used to be Hypatia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . five. three The Museum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . five. four Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 28 28 30 32 xxiii xxiv Contents five. five five. 6 five. 7 the top . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . As They acknowledged of Her . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Curious evidence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 39 forty forty forty-one 7 Fa´tima of Madrid (Tenth Century) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. 1 Arab and Islamic Astronomy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. 2 Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. three Curious proof and as They acknowledged of Her . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty five forty five forty seven forty seven eight Hildegard von Bingen (1098–1179) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight. 1 Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight. 2 Curious proof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight. three As They stated of Her . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty nine 50 fifty three fifty four nine Sophie Brahe (1556–1643) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. 1 Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. 2 initiatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. three As They stated of Her . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. four Curious evidence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty five fifty seven fifty eight fifty nine 60 10 Maria Cunitz (1610–1664) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. 1 Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. 2 Curios proof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. three As They stated of Her . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty one sixty three sixty five sixty six eleven Elisabetha Catherina Koopman Hevelius (1647–1693) . . . . . . . . . eleven. 1 Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eleven. 2 Curious evidence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eleven. three As They acknowledged of Her . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty seven sixty nine seventy one seventy three 12 Jeanne Dume´e (1660–1706) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12. 1 Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12. 2 Curious evidence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12. three As They stated of Her and he or she acknowledged of Herself . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy five seventy six seventy eight seventy nine Maria Margarethe Winkelmann-Kirch (1670–1720) . . . . . . . . . . . . thirteen. 1 The Kalenderpatent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . thirteen. 2 Discoveries and Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eighty three eighty four eighty five 6 Sonduk (? –647) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. 1 Korean Astronomy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. 2 Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. three Curious proof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. four As They stated of Her . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 36 36 half II half III thirteen Timelines from Fatima to Jeanne Dume´e . . . . Timelines from Maria Margarethe Winkelmann-Kirch ´ desk de los angeles Brie`re Lepaute to Nicole-Reine E Contents thirteen. three thirteen. four thirteen. five xxv interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . As They stated for Her . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Maddalena (1673–1744) and Teresa (1679–1767) Manfredi .

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