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Indian Science Journals Produce March Editions Authored Entirely By Women  BY VASUDEVAN MUKUNTH ON We wanted to send a message – that women are normal people and that women scientists are normal scientists."

Indian Science Journals Produce March Editions Authored Entirely By Women BY VASUDEVAN MUKUNTH ON We wanted to send a message – that women are normal people and that women scientists are normal scientists.

I suggest all my lovely ladies out there read this. It is all about badass women scientists. One can never have enough of badass women in science.

34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World

34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World (not a fan of the term "lady scientist" but still an interesting list)

SHIRLEY TIGHMAN pioneer in molecular biology http://ht.ly/xRDx0 First woman president of @ Princeton, appointment capped her prodigious career as a celebrated teacher and world-renowned scholar. @ Makers video on falling in love with science, first major breakthrough, and career serendipity at Princeton.

Shirley Tilghman

Shirley Tilghman Molecular Biologist and Princeton President

Elizabeth Blackburn - Nobel-Prize Winning Biologist

Elizabeth Blackburn

Elizabeth Blackburn on being a woman in science and the groundbreaking research that led to winning a Nobel Prize.

Dorothy Hodgkin - Chemist and the the first British Nobel Prize winner

Amazing women from history

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin –Chemist Advanced the technique of X-ray Crystallography, and used it to determine the structures of penicillin, Vitamin and insulin. She was the second woman behind Marie Curie to win an unshared Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Katherine G. Johnson is a pioneer in American space history. A NASA mathematician, Johnson's computations have influenced every major space program from Mercury through the...

Johnnetta Cole

Katherine G. Johnson, NASA Mathematician, calculated the trajectory for the space flight of Alan Shepard, the first American in space; John Glenn, the first American to orbit earth; and the first human mission to the moon.

How a Victorian Astronomer Fought the Gender Pay Gap, and Won ...

How a Victorian Astronomer Fought the Gender Pay Gap, and Won

Maria Mitchell (seated) inside the dome of the Vassar College Observatory, with her student Mary Watson Whitney (standing), ca.

Date of Coverage: 05 June-14 One small step for womankind: Stanford hires first female head of engineering school

One small step for womankind: Stanford hires first female head of engineering school

Stanford — the brain trust of Silicon Valley — just hired the first female dean of its school of engineering. Persis Drell, is a former director of the SLAC National Accelerator Lab…

Physicist Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898-1979) demonstrating equipment in lab, 1938

Physicist and inventor Katharine Blodgett, known for inventing the first transparent, “invisible” glass. In she became the first female scientist hired by GE in Schenectady, NY.

Ada Byron Lovelace, who collaborated with Charles Babbage, the Englishman credited with inventing the forerunner of the modern computer, wrote a scientific paper in 1843 that anticipated the development of computer software (including the term "software"), artificial intelligence, and computer music. The U.S. Department of Defense computer language, ADA, is named for her.

Ada Byron (Countess Lovelace): Analyst, Metaphysician, and Founder of Scientific Computing

Ceclia Payne-Gasposchkin. Discovered in 1925 that the universe consists mainly of Hydrogen which formed the basis of her PhD thesis, decribed by Otto Struve as "undoubtedly the most brilliant PhD thesis ever written in astronomy" Not a household name because Henry Norris Russell, the leading expert on stellar spectra, dismissed the young woman's thesis as "impossible", but four years later published a paper of his own announcing the exact same conclusions.

The woman who stabbed the gods in the eye

Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkin (May 1900 – December was a British-American astronomer and astrophysicist who, in proposed in her Ph. thesis an explanation for the composition of stars in terms of the relative abundances of hydrogen and helium.

Women in Science Wednesday! Mary Elizabeth Bennett Ritter (1860-1949) was a physician one of the founders of the Science Service organization. #Groundbreaker

Women in Science Wednesday! Mary Elizabeth Bennett Ritter was a physician one of the founders of the Science Service organization.

Make an effort to get to know more female scientists than Marie Curie! MANY amazing women have made key STEM discoveries throughout history.

We Need to Stop Ignoring Women Scientists

Make an effort to get to know more female scientists than Marie Curie! MANY amazing women have made key STEM discoveries throughout history.

Aeronautical engineer Laurel van der Wal had a career as a model, art instructor, & deputy sheriff before training to be a pilot. At UC she became an aeronautical engineer, winning the Society of Women Engineers Achievement Award in '61 when she was head of bioastronautics at Space Technology Labs. The press release emphasized that the "pretty head of bioastronautics at Space Technology Laboratories, Inc." was a "former model" even though LA Times had just named her Woman Scientist of the…

Aeronautical engineer Laurel van der Wal had a career as a model, art instructor, & deputy sheriff before training to be a pilot.

Finding women in the history of science- shown Margaret Bryan, portrayed here with her daughters, was a writer of popular scientific books and taught sciences at her school for girls. Source: Wikimedia

Finding women in the history of science

Finding women in the history of science- shown Margaret Bryan, portrayed here with her daughters, was a writer of popular scientific books and taught sciences at her school for girls.

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