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December 26, 1780

“No circumstance in the natural world is more inexplicable than the diversity of form and color in the human race.” Mary Sommerville

Mary Sommerville Scottish Science writer was born.

Mary Fairfax Somerville was a Scottish science writer and polymath. She studied mathematics and astronomy and was nominated to be jointly the first female member of the Royal Astronomical Society at the same time as Caroline Herschel.

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