31 Days of Notable Women- Hypatia of Alexandria, first woman astronomer


stars at nightHypatia of Alexandria was a woman of grace, eloquence, beauty and wisdom. Regarded as the first woman astronomer, she was also an accomplished mathematician, inventor and  philosopher. She lived during the late 4th, early 5th centuries–a time of great change.

Source: http://www.womanastronomer.com/hypatia.htm

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