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The female "computers" working at the Harvard Observatory at the end of the 19th century under the directorship of Edward Charles Pickering (far right)

The Glass Universe: How Harvard’s Unsung Women Astronomers Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Cosmos Decades Before Women Could Vote

The female "computers" working at the Harvard Observatory at the end of the century under the directorship of Edward Charles Pickering (far right)

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See this telescope? Most of the events listed in 101 Astronomical Events for 2014 will be visible to the naked eye, and there's some cool stuff here.

Comet Siding Spring (NASA video) On Oct 19th, Comet Siding Spring (named after the Australian observatory that discovered it) will come within 88,000 miles of Mars. A longer and more technical version can be found here. The various orbiters circling Mars will hide behind Mars as the comet goes by! Space.com has a video about that here. ("Mars Comet Fly-by: Orbiters to 'Duck And Cover' Behind Planet") Another video tells how to see all this through home telescopes.  Going in Astronomy.

Comet Siding Spring (NASA video) On Oct 19th, Comet Siding Spring (named after the Australian observatory that discovered it) will come within 88,000 miles of Mars. A longer and more technical version can be found here. The various orbiters circling Mars will hide behind Mars as the comet goes by! Space.com has a video about that here. ("Mars Comet Fly-by: Orbiters to 'Duck And Cover' Behind Planet") Another video tells how to see all this through home telescopes. Going in Astronomy.

The world's oldest observatory? How Aboriginal astronomy provides clues to ancient life.  An ancient Aboriginal site at a secret location in the Victorian bush could be the oldest astronomical observatory in the world, pre-dating Stonehenge and even the Great Pyramids of Giza. The world's oldest observatory? How Aboriginal astronomy provides clues to ancient life

An ancient Aboriginal site at a secret location in the Victorian bush could be the oldest astronomical observatory in the world, pre-dating Stonehenge and even the Great Pyramids of Giza.

Antique Images: Free Vintage Fashion Graphic: 1915 Women's Skirt and Blouse Fashion Long Blue Skirt

Antique Images: Free Vintage Fashion Graphic: 1915 Women's Skirt and Blouse Fashion Long Blue Skirt

Do you think STEMists will travel to Mars by 2030? Let us know in the comments.

What's Next for NASA: Planned Missions Through 2030 In honor of NASA's Anniversary we put together this infographic that shows NASA's planned expeditions through Do you think man will travel to Mars by

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