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Searching the Stars

by Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie

Searching the Stars Synopsis

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.

Searching the Stars Press Reviews

[A] fascinating new biography. Young at Heart

Book Information

ISBN: 9780752442778
Publication date: 1st June 2008
Author: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Biography: historical, political & military, Astronomy, space & time,

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.

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