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The Resource What stars are made of : the life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Donovan Moore ; foreword by Jocelyn Bell Burnell

What stars are made of : the life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Donovan Moore ; foreword by Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Label
What stars are made of : the life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
Title
What stars are made of
Title remainder
the life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
Statement of responsibility
Donovan Moore ; foreword by Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin was the revolutionary scientific thinker who discovered what stars are made of. But her name is hard to find alongside those of Hubble, Herschel, and other great astronomers. Donovan Moore tells the story of Payne's life of determination against all the obstacles a patriarchal society erected against her"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MH/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moore, Donovan
Dewey number
  • 520.62
  • B
  • 925/.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36.G372
LC item number
M66 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Payne-Gaposchkin, Cecilia
  • Astronomers
  • Women astronomers
Label
What stars are made of : the life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Donovan Moore ; foreword by Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Beginning: Wendover and London (1900-1919) -- Part II. Preparing: Cambridge (1919-1923) -- Part III. Discovery: Harvard (1923-1979)
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xix, 298 pages
Isbn
9780674237377
Lccn
2019031057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1111380710
  • (OCoLC)on1111380710
  • 2946681
Label
What stars are made of : the life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Donovan Moore ; foreword by Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Beginning: Wendover and London (1900-1919) -- Part II. Preparing: Cambridge (1919-1923) -- Part III. Discovery: Harvard (1923-1979)
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xix, 298 pages
Isbn
9780674237377
Lccn
2019031057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1111380710
  • (OCoLC)on1111380710
  • 2946681

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