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Lindsay Smith, acting curator of the Plate Stacks at the Harvard College Observatory

'Hidden Figures' Of Astronomy At Harvard Take Center Stage In Play About Women 'Computers'

March 15, 2017

Local public radio station WBUR recently broadcast a segment about the Watertown play Silent Sky  about the Harvard College Observatory "computers:" Meredith Hughes (PhD 2010) is interviewed at the end of the segment about her great-grandmother, a  former head computer at Lockheed Martin.  Listen here

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Prof. Soderberg participated in the 2015 BBC Stargazing Live TV Show

Prof. Soderberg participated in the 2015 BBC Stargazing Live TV Show

April 13, 2015
Prof. Soderberg participated in the 2015 BBC Stargazing Live television show at Jodrell Bank radio telescope (http://www.jodrellbank.net/) during the total solar eclipse in the UK on March 20.  Together with Professor Brian Cox and Dara O'Brianin, she described the the life, death, and the "sound" of stellar explosions as compiled by the Harvard/CfA Supernova Forensics Team. … Read more about Prof. Soderberg participated in the 2015 BBC Stargazing Live TV Show