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Joseph Luke

Researching Remotely

Well, when I wrote my blog last summer, this was not where I thought I’d end up – back in my bedroom. In fact, I was supposed to be in Australia right now. My original plan was to spend the first summer of my research…

Female Computers at the ROE

On June 1st 1909, two women began work at the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh. While not the first women to work at an observatory in the UK, they would be the first employed in any permanent capacity at the ROE, working…