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Virginia adopted the name Maria Celeste when she became a nun, in a gesture that acknowledged her father's fascination with the stars.
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The e-book was published on 2009-05-26. (The original print edition may have been earlier.)

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A 'historical memoir of science, faith, and love'

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The book was written by Dava Sobel, author of Longitude

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Virginia's father is the man that Einstein called 'the father of modern science.'

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     "I saw him," she said. "He handed an envelope filled with money to the tooth fairy."
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