Daniel R. Altschuler and Fernando J. Ballesteros
- Published in print:
- Published Online:
- July 2019
- Item type:
- Oxford University Press
- Physics, History of Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology
This chapter tells of the vicissitudes of Williamina Fleming, who went from single mother and domestic assistant, to direct the first female staff of astronomers at the Harvard Observatory.