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Have you ever heard about Harvard Computers? They are also known as ā€œPickering’s Haremā€. Edward Charles PickeringĀ (director of theĀ Harvard ObservatoryĀ from 1877 to 1919) decided to hire women asĀ skilled workersĀ to process astronomical data. Among these women wereĀ Williamina Fleming,Ā Annie Jump Cannon,Ā Henrietta Swan Leavitt and many more other talented woman who made a great contribution into astronomy and science in general.

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