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14
Jun

Silent Sky

Event in Des Moines

Des Moines Playhouse

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Organized by : Des Moines Playhouse

One of the oldest and largest community theaters in the US

Activities Des Moines / Description

Silent Sky tells the untold stories of female astronomers through the eyes of a real scientist Henrietta Leavitt, a female “computer” at Harvard College Observatory. This true story of 19th-century astronomer, Silent Sky explores a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women’s ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them. Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see when on... Read more

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