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Description - Annie Jump Cannon, Astronomer by Carole Gerber

This biography illustrates the accomplishments of a woman who developed a system of classifying stars and who-to this day-holds the record for identifying more stars than anyone else in the world. In 1925, Annie Jump Cannon became the first woman to be honored by Oxford University with a doctor of science degree. In addition to noting the achievements of the astronomer and her contributions to science, the book details Cannon's work and system of ranking stars by heat.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781589809116
ISBN-10: 1589809114
Format: Hardback
(279mm x 215mm x mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Pelican Publishing Co
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Co
Publish Date: 26-Sep-2011
Country of Publication: United States

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