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Throughout the years, Barnard women have studied such sciences as astronomy, biology, chemistry, and physics, pursuing careers in these fields. Many of these women were pioneers, establishing their places within scientific communities that were all but closed to them. On the following pages, six alumnae, two of whom are retired, talk about their research, how they started, and what inspired them.

History professor answers questions about her research and the evolution of seismology.

Professor of physics and astromony discusses black holes, the origin of the universe, and writing.

Nara Milanich, associate professor of history at Barnard College, examines the link between the history of the paternity test and the history of gender, family, and changing ideas about kinship.

Join the Barnard chemistry department as it celebrates the renovation of the Altschul Hall 6th floor laboratories with facility tours, faculty, alumnae and student presentations, and a closing reception.

On September 21, faculty, students and alumnae celebrate the renovation of Altschul Hall

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