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The Religious Affiliation of Astronomer
Henrietta Swan Leavitt
From: "List of Christian thinkers in science" on Wikipedia website (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Christian_thinkers_in_science; viewed 14 February 2006):
A minister's daughter and noted astronomer who was the head of Photometry (astronomy) at Harvard. (She is sometimes listed as Jewish due to her last name, but in least religiously this is misleading)
Miss Leavitt's Stars by George Johns
Webpage created 14 February 2006. Last modified 14 February 2006.
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