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"Women hold up half the sky!"
Chinese Proverb

Interview with 
Dr. Debra Fischer, Planet-Hunter

Dr. Debra Fischer began hunting planets orbiting around other stars as a graduate student and recently was featured in the PBS film, "Seeing in the Dark." She answers a few questions about her research and her life as a woman astronomer. 
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Cosmic Campus

Star Party
by Debra L. Davis

As every astronomer knows, a "star party" is not a social gathering of Hollywood's glitzy A-list. Written for a creative non-fiction writing class, in this essay I share my first star party experience, and a little bit more.
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Antonia Maury: A Spectral Star
She was a willful woman, determined to have her name published on her research. She further defined spectral classes of stars, enabling Hertzsprung to identify dwarf and giant stars.
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Cosmic Campus 
Have you written a paper on astronomy, planetary science, women in astronomy? Would you like to share it with our readers? Shelby Cook, a 10th grade student, did and the professional astronomers loved it!
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Woman Astronomer Wanted
Listings of available positions for astronomers, and related fields, from the newsletters of the AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy. 
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