Henrietta Leavitt was born on July 4, 1868 (age 52) in Lancaster, Massachusetts, United States. She is a celebrity scientist. Her nationality is American. She attended Cambridge College, Radcliffe College, Oberlin College. She died on December 12, 1921, Cambridge, MA. The parents of Henrietta Leavitt are George Roswell Leavitt, Henrietta Swan.
Astronomer who assisted in determining the relative brightness of Cepheid variables, which allowed astronomers to calculate star distances. Her study was utilized after she died to prove that the Milky Way isn't the only galaxy in the visible cosmos.
She was born in Lancaster, Massachusetts, the daughter of George Roswell Leavitt, a Congregational church minister.
She worked at Harvard College Observatory after finishing her schooling, calculating and documenting the brightness of stars.
Her observation of a class of stars that 'pulse' brighter and darker made possible the calculation of much greater interstellar distances with more accuracy than ever before.
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Based on her work, Edwin Hubble was able to calculate that the universe is expanding.
● Henrietta Leavitt was born on July 4, 1868 (age 52) in Lancaster, Massachusetts, United States ● She is a celebrity scientist ● Her nationality is American● She attended Cambridge College, Radcliffe College, Oberlin College● She died on December 12, 1921, Cambridge, MA● The parents of Henrietta Leavitt are George Roswell Leavitt, Henrietta Swan
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