Meet the 'forgotten' female astronomer
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Meet the 'forgotten' Victorian astronomer Annie Maunder

As a female scientist in Victorian times, Annie Maunder struggled to gain recognition for her pioneering astronomical work.

But 71 years after her death, a new telescope has been named after her.

Video Journalist: Laura Foster

  • 25 Jun 2018
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