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Lindsay Smith Zrull carefully places a glass plate photograph of the sky on a lightbox in the Plate Stacks room at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

Curator Lindsay Smith Zrull places a glass plate photograph of a section of the sky onto a lightbox. Smith Zrull recently discovered boxes of notebooks belonging to early women astronomers who studied the glass plates as early as 1885. 

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Alex Newman/PRI