Tag: maria mitchell

Maria Mitchell Association | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket History & People

Invitation to Maria Mitchell from AAAS

~ by Jascin N. Leonardo Finger, MMA Deputy Director and Curator of the Mitchell House, Archives & Special Collections ~ In 1848, Nantucket-born and raised Maria Mitchell (1818-1889) was invited to become the first female member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This […]

Nantucket BioDiversity Initiative
Island Science, Nantucket Events

Sail Into Science

• by Dr. Sarah Oktay, Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station • This week’s column is designed to get you outdoors to work with visiting scientists and learn more about Nantucket’s diverse and fascinating plants and animals. For the first time, the Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative is sponsoring a Citizen […]

The Movement of Stars by Amy Brill
Nantucket Events

The Movement of Stars: A Nantucket Tale

• by Sarah Teach • This weekend, the second annual Nantucket Book Festival will welcome an eclectic group of writers and the readers who love them.  New York-based author Amy Brill will be present with her debut novel, The Movement of Stars, a story based on the life of pioneering […]