America’s first female astronomer left her childhood religion at age 25 and attended Unitarian services for the rest of her life. She found spiritual sustenance in the starry skies. Come hear the 19th-century scientist and Vassar professor muse on her search for scientific and religious truth.
Vanessa Cowie, a.k.a. Maria Mitchell, is a charter member of GMUUC, a librarian, and a community theatre volunteer. She currently lives in the North Carolina mountains with her husband, Ian.