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International Year of Astronomy

This blog was run throughout the International Year of Astronomy in 2009. These exceptional women are in very different areas of astronomy. Read how they became involved and what makes them passionate about space.

Women Astronomy Bloggers

15 December 2009

A collection of bloggers gathered for the International Year of Astronomy 2009

Jocelyn Bell Burnell

25 November 2009

Professor in Astrophysics, President of the Institute of Physics and gender equality champion

Emily Baldwin

26 October 2009

Deputy Editor and Website Editor, Astronomy Now

Dr Carolin Crawford

29 September 2009

Outreach astronomy and giant galaxies

Theresa Cooper

25 August 2009

Star-gazing from South Wales

Amanda Bauer

30 July 2009

Astropixie and galaxy-gazer

Katherine Joy

18 June 2009

Moon meteoriticist

Joanne Foo

19 May 2009

From howl nights to the planetarium in Glasgow

Captain Jennifer

24 April 2009

Mission control of the all-girl rocket team from Belfast

Maggie Aderin-Pocock

3 March 2009

From space instruments to the Blue Peter satellite

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