This video says about itself:
How a Team of Female Astronomers Revolutionized Our Understanding of Stars
24 February 2016
At the turn of the 19th century, male astronomers mainly studied galaxies, leaving female scientists wide latitude to research and innovate. Indeed they accomplished truly stellar work. Frebel’s book is “Searching for the Oldest Stars: Ancient Relics from the Early Universe“.
From Science News in the USA:
‘The Glass Universe’ celebrates astronomy’s unsung heroines
Women in the 19th century played underappreciated role in mapping and understanding the stars
By Macon Morehouse
8:00am, November 27, 2016
The Glass Universe
In the early 1880s, Harvard Observatory director Edward Pickering put out a call for volunteers to help observe flickering stars. He welcomed women, in particular — and not just because he couldn’t afford to pay anything.
At the time, women’s colleges were producing graduates with “abundant…
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Wow, great and informative post. My students are going to love this. Thanks for sharing!