References for Henrietta Swan Leavitt

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  1. G Johnson, Miss Leavitt's Stars : The Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How To Measure the Universe (W W Norton, New York, 2005).


  1. C W Carey, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, American Scientists, Facts on File library of American history (Infobase Publishing, 2014), 220-221
  2. Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Encyclopedia of World Biography (The Gale Group Inc., 2004).
  3. Henrietta Swan Leavitt, A to Z of Women in Science and Math, Facts on File library of American history (Infobase Publishing,1999), 170.
  4. E Howell, Henrietta Swan Leavitt: Discovered How to Measure Stellar Distances, (11 November 2016).
  5. A Lightman, Great Scientific Discoveries of the Twentieth Century, Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 60 (2) (2007), 26-30.
  6. G Mariani, Henrietta Leavitt - Celebrating the Forgotten Astronomer, American Association of Variable Star Observers (2012). - celebrating-forgotten - astronomer
  7. M Nix, Learning about early women astronomers can inspire today's students to blaze new trailsin scientific research: Stellar Women, The Science Teacher 65 (3) (1998), 28-31.
  8. E H Oakes, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Encyclopedia of World Scientists. Facts on File library of American history (Infobase Publishing, 2007), 434-435.
  9. M Ogilvie and J Harvey, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, The Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science: Pioneering Lives From Ancient Times to the Mid-20th Century (Routledge, 2003), 759.
  10. M Ogilvie, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Women in Science: Antiquity Through the Nineteenth Century : a Biographical Dictionary with Annotated Bibliography (MIT Press, 1986), 121.
  11. J Stewart, Henrietta Swan Leavitt : A Star of the Brightest Magnitude, Chicago Section American Chemical Society (October 2006).

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