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|Birth||August 9, 1861|
|1886||B.S., University of Paris|
Became Paris Observatory's first woman student and staff|
Earned first Prix des Dames, Astronomical Society of|
Directed Paris Bureau of Measurements, supervised Paris|
Observatory's portion of Carte du Ciel (Chart of the
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Publication information: Book title: Notable Women in the Physical Sciences:A Biographical Dictionary. Contributors: Benjamin F. Shearer - Editor, Barbara S. Shearer - Editor. Publisher: Greenwood Press. Place of publication: Westport, CT. Publication year: 1997. Page number: 336.
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