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Illuminating the Stars: Shining Light on Forgotten Women in Astronomy

Posted in Science & Technology, Students & Campus Life
Feb 11, 2020

USask astronomy students will present this public talk.

In celebration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, USask astronomy students will present a public lecture on how women have changed our understanding of the universe.

Tuesday, Feb. 11
7:30 pm
1130 Health Sciences Building, 107 Wiggins Rd.

Free and open to the public

Info: | 306-966-6429 

Throughout history, many women in astronomy have been under-recognized for their contributions. In celebration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, USask astronomy students—Simone Hagey, Mikayla Rychel, Makayla Heslip, Maia Wallis, Alex Rosset, Samantha VanDeventer and Rina Rast—will present a public lecture explaining how women in astronomy have changed our understanding of the structure of the universe.

After the talk, visit the University of Saskatchewan Observatory for refreshments and night sky viewings.


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