"Silent Sky"

at Fords Theater

A decade before women gained the right to vote, Henrietta Leavitt and her fellow women “computers” transformed the science of astronomy. In the Harvard Observatory, Leavitt found 2,400 new variable stars and made important discoveries about their fluctuating brightness, enabling fellow scientists to map the Milky Way and beyond.
Join the Washington Wellesley Club for an afternoon performance of this inspiring drama explores the determination, passion and sacrifice of the women who redefined our understanding of the cosmos.
When: Saturday February 22, 2020, 2pm
Where: Ford's Theatre, 511 10th St NW, Washington DC
Tickets: $29 (rear orchestra) -- SOLD OUT --
Email programs@wellesleydc.org