Date(s) - Sunday, May 20
The First Church in Belmont
Theatre Discussion Series
Downing Cless and Jane Minasian
The Women Who Mapped the Stars
Sunday, May 20, 4pm, Parlor
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 – from scientist to scientist and generation to generation.
The Women Who Mapped the Stars, a world premiere by Joyce Van Dyke, is the untold story of brave women in science who paved the way for previously impossible advances in astronomy.
Performing at Central Square Theatre
April 19 – May 20, 2018
For tickets https://www.centralsquaretheater.org/shows/women-mapped-stars/
Join us for refreshments and a lively discussion.