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Tracy Daugherty Publishes Dante and the Early Astronomer Offering an Interesting Take on Early Amateur Astronomy
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Tracy Daugherty Publishes Dante and the Early Astronomer Offering an Interesting Take on Early Amateur Astronomy

Tracy Daugherty is a professor emeritus of English and creative writing at Oregon State University. In his recently released book, “Dante and the Early Astronomer: Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman Who Opened the Heavens,” he tells the story of Mary Acworth Evershed, a pioneering female amateur astronomer who was […]