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The Harvard computers

Nature volume 455, pages 3637 (04 September 2008) | Download Citation

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The first mass data crunchers were people, not machines. Sue Nelson looks at the discoveries and legacy of the remarkable women of Harvard's Observatory.

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  1. Sue Nelson is a writer and broadcaster living in Hertfordshire, UK.  sue.nelson@zen.co.uk

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