America's First Woman Astronomer: Maria Mitchell

America's First Woman Astronomer: Maria Mitchell

By: Rachel Baker, Joanna Baker Merlen
Published by: Julian Messner, Inc.
Publication Date: 1960
Series: Messner Shelf of Biographies

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In 1847 young Maria Mitchell discovered an unknown comet and soared to fame as one of America's great scientists. She was the first Professor of Astronomy at Vassar College and the first woman to be...

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