Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin: Greatest Female Astronomer Of All Time

The first person to earn a Ph.D. in astronomy at Radcliffe-Harvard and become the first woman to chair a Harvard department, she unlocked the universe.


Scientists Discarded One Of The Most Groundbreaking Astronomical Discoveries Because The Researcher Was A Woman - A brief overview of Cecilia Payne's discovery and the sexism that buried it for a time.
Great Minds of Astronomy: Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin - This 6-minute video explains, in simple terms, why Cecilia Payne's ground-breaking research as a graduate student was so revolutionary.
The Universe in Verse: Astrophysicist Natalie Batalha Reads “Research” by Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin - A contemporary female astrophysicist pays tribute to Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin and reads Cecilia's poem, Research.