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Greuter studied at Madeira School.
Village of Millbrook, New York, United States
Greuter graduated from Bennett Junior College in 1934.
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Greuter received her bachelor’s degree from Vassar College in 1937, as well as her master’s degree in Astronomy in 1939.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Greuter worked as an assistant at Mt. Wilson Observatory from 1937 to 1942.
(A Biography of George Ellery Hale. The biography of forem...)
A Biography of George Ellery Hale. The biography of foremost astronomer George Ellery Hale, who laid much of the foundation of modern astrophysics and observational cosmology.
(The Saga of Captain Richard Floyd and the Building of the...)
The Saga of Captain Richard Floyd and the Building of the Lick Observatory. This is a remarkable story of the building of the Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton in California.
Greuter studied at Madeira School. She then graduated from Bennett Junior College, in 1934. Greuter received her bachelor’s degree from Vassar College in 1937, as well as her master’s degree in Astronomy in 1939.
Wright began her career as an assistant at Mt. Wilson Observatory in California in 1937, then went on to the United States Naval Observatory in Washington, where she was a junior astronomer from 1942 to 1943.
Wright then devoted her professional time to writing and issued her first book, Sweeper in the Sky: The Life of Maria Mitchell, First Woman Astronomer in America, in 1949. Her best-known book is Explorer of the Universe: A Biography of George Ellery Hale (1966), which was re-issued in 1994 by the American Institute of Physics. Wright’s other solo book is Palomar, the World's Largest Telescope (1952). With Harlow Shapley and Samuel Rapport, Wright edited A Treasury of Science (1943), Readings in the Physical Sciences (1948) and The New Treasury of Science (1965).
With Rapport, Wright edited Great Adventures in Medicine (1952), The Crust of the Earth (1955), The Great Explorers (1957), Great Adventures in Nursing (1960), The Amazing World of Medicine (1961), Archaeology (1963), Engineering (1963), Mathematics (1963), Physics (1964), Astronomy (1964), Anthropology (1967), Biology (1967), Great Undersea Adventures (1966), To the Moon! (1968) and The Legacy of Geroge Ellery Hale (1971).
(The Saga of Captain Richard Floyd and the Building of the...)1987
(A Biography of George Ellery Hale. The biography of forem...)1966
(The Life of Maria Mitchell. It is the biography of Maria ...)1949
Wright was a member of the American Astronomical Society and the International Astronomical Union.
Wright married John Franklin Hawkins, but the couple divorced later. She then married Rene Greuter in 1967, that marriage also ended in divorce.