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Diamonds In The Sky

Diamonds In The Sky

Broadcast: December 8, 1947
Added: Dec 11 2018

A dramatized incident in the life of Maria Mitchell, the famous woman astronomer from Vassar. In 1847, she discovered a comet, which as a result became known as 'Miss Mitchell's Comet'. She won a gold medal prize for her discovery, which was presented to her by King Frederick VI of Denmark.