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Olivia Waite is a romance author, practicing feminist, and wide-ranging dilettante.

Miss Leavitt's Stars: The Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe - George    Johnson I read this as research for a work in progress involving astronomy. I wanted to like this book more, but it felt more sketched-in than I'd hoped. Some of that is naturally due to the lack of historical data we have on Henrietta Leavitt, but it made for a less than perfectly satisfying read.

Of course, my standards have been jacked up by [b:The 4-Percent Universe: Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Race to Discover the Rest of Reality|8229029|The 4-Percent Universe Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Race to Discover the Rest of Reality|Richard Panek|http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41SZvSe1ZEL._SL75_.jpg|13076317].