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The Women Who Mapped the Stars

The Women Who Mapped the Stars

May 12th Play at 3:00 pm followed by discussion session from 5:00 to 6:00 pm

IIT AGNE in partnership with Central Square Theater brings you a special performance and discussion on May 12th.  The play about late 1800s, Harvard College Observatory “Computers” – women employed for half a man’s salary to analyze astronomic data — show us that the universe is larger than we ever dreamed. The thrilling story of five women who changed the way astronomers saw the universe.

For this special performance, get a 25% discount on Tier A and B tickets for Adults and Seniors by typing the discount code IITAGNE in the discount code box, in the top right corner on the tickets page. Students under 18 are $16 and above 18 are $21.  Following the play we will have a panel discussion reflecting on roles and opportunities for women in science and technology. Panel discussion details will be updated on the IIT AGNE website. We encourage you to bring your young scholars aspiring to be scientists, astronomers and technologists to this engaging event. More info on the play at:  https://www.centralsquaretheater.org/shows/women-mapped-stars/

Contact Shiamin Melville if you need more information. 508-353-4316 or SThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or you can add ISW contact info

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