women http://kvnf.org en Western Slope Skies - 3/14/14 http://kvnf.org/post/western-slope-skies-31414 <p>This is a continuing series on Women in Astronomy.&nbsp; Today, we meet Margaret Burbidge.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Black Canyon Astronomical Society 23243 at http://kvnf.org Western Slope Skies - 3/14/14 Western Slope Skies 7/19/13 http://kvnf.org/post/western-slope-skies-71913 <p><em>This is the second in a series on Women in Astronomy.&nbsp;</em></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the early </span>1900s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Henrietta Swan </span>Leavitt<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> discovered a characteristic of certain variable stars that is still used today to measure astronomical distance.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 14:53:30 +0000 Black Canyon Astronomical Society 13333 at http://kvnf.org Western Slope Skies 7/19/13 Western Slope Skies 6/21/13 http://kvnf.org/post/western-slope-skies-62113 <p><em>This is the first in a series of Western Slope Skies episodes about Women in Astronomy.&nbsp; We hope that, in some manner, these inspire our young female listeners to become involved in astronomy.</em></p><p></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:15:00 +0000 Black Canyon Astronomical Society 12021 at http://kvnf.org Western Slope Skies 6/21/13 The Mystic's Almanac - Banking On It http://kvnf.org/post/mystics-almanac-banking-it <p><em>Aired Sunday, Jan. 27th, 2013</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Opening a new bank account in Oklahoma I was brought face-to-face with global patriarchal assumptions.</span></p><p> Sun, 27 Jan 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Dr. Judith Boice 5730 at http://kvnf.org The Mystic's Almanac - Banking On It