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Today's Google Doodle celebrates Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the U.S. who discovered a comet in 1847. (Be sure and read about her fascinating life... dome parties?) Just last week, the Doodle honored molecular biologist Rosalind Franklin. Yay lady scientists!

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