Searching the Stars : The Story of Caroline Herschel
Written by the international expert on women in science, this, the first biography of Caroline Herschel, the first professional female scientist, reveals the hardships experienced by a woman pursuing a male profession.
- Paperback | 240 pages
- 124 x 192 x 22mm | 258.55g
- 01 Dec 2008
- The History Press Ltd
- Stroud, United Kingdom
- Annotated edition
"[A] fascinating new biography." Young at Heart"
About Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie
Marilyn Ogilvie completed her PhD in the history of science at the University of Oklahoma and is currently Professor and Curator of the History of Science Collections there. She is the author of Women in Science: An Annotated Bibliography and Women in Science: Antiquity through the Nineteenth Century.