BiPiSci – DecodeHer: Lauren Gunderson / Henrietta Leavitt

by Gary Niederhoff on April 1, 2019


BiPiSci – Henrietta Leavitt
click to listen (TRT 11:47)

Click above to listen to part 1 of DecodeHer, featuring Lauren Gunderson, playwright of Silent Sky, which tells the story of Henrietta Leavitt, who measured the brightnesses of thousands of stars and discovered a way to gauge the distances to galaxies, a development that soon led to the concept of the Big Bang.

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