SYMHC Classics: Caroline Herschel, Astronomy's Cinderella


Caroline Herschel circa 1847 Public domain

Today we revisit a 2014 episode about Caroline Herschel, who managed to break the barrier of women in scientific fields far earlier than you might suspect, in part because of her association with her brother, and in equal measure due to her steadfast dedication to her work.

Here is the original episode: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/caroline-herschel-astronomys-cinderella.htm

And here are the show notes from when it first published: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-caroline-herschel.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics