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Astronomical community: The power of being counted

Nature Astronomy volume 1, Article number: 0154 (2017) | Download Citation

Using a sample of more than 200,000 publications over a 65-year period, it is found that astronomy papers led by women receive 10% fewer citations than those led by men, consistent with studies in other related disciplines.

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  1. Sarah Tuttle is at the University of Washington, Physics-Astronomy Bldg, 3910 15th Ave NE, Seattle, Washington 98195-0002, USA.

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