Explore Scientists, New Zealand, and more!

Explore related topics

Roberta Lee Farrell, American expert on wood degradation, based in New Zealand; she has studied the preservation of historic huts in Antarctica.

Roberta Lee Farrell, American expert on wood degradation, based in New Zealand; she has studied the preservation of historic huts in Antarctica.

"Katherine Koontz Sanford (June 19, 1915 – September 12, 2005), also known as Katherine Sanford Mifflin, was an American biologist and cancer researcher who worked at the National Cancer Institute nearly 50 years, serving as head of Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology. In the 1940s she became was the first person to successfully clone a mammalian cell in vitro, which allowed for more efficient means of creating pure strains of cells for study...." --Wikipedia

"Katherine Koontz Sanford (June 19, 1915 – September 12, 2005), also known as Katherine Sanford Mifflin, was an American biologist and cancer researcher who worked at the National Cancer Institute nearly 50 years, serving as head of Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology. In the 1940s she became was the first person to successfully clone a mammalian cell in vitro, which allowed for more efficient means of creating pure strains of cells for study...." --Wikipedia

Aletta Jacobs, Nederlands eerste studente aan een universiteit en daarmee eerste feministe, streed voor gelijke rechten voor vrouwen.

Aletta Henriëtte Jacobs, better known as Aletta Jacobs February 1854 – 10 August was the first woman to complete a university course in the Netherlands and the first female physician.

Pictures of Kathrine Switzer running marathon five years before women were allowed to.

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.

Elizabeth Gwyn Caskey (1910-1994), Canadian archaeologist; she supervised excavations in Greece in the 1950s and 1960s

she supervised excavations in Greece in the and

Nina Tandon, American biomedical engineer

Nina Tandon, American biomedical engineer

Mary Somerville

Mary Fairfax Somerville December 1780 – 28 November was a Scottish science writer and polymath. She studied mathematics and astronomy, and was the second woman scientist to receive recognition in the United Kingdom after Caroline Herschel.

Claudine Picardet (Baronne Guyton de Morveau) (1735-1820), French scientist and scientific translator

Claudine Picardet (Baronne Guyton de Morveau) French scientist and scientific translator

Royal Canadian Mounted Police met the Rocky Mountaineer train from Vancouver at Kamloops

Royal Canadian Mounted Police met the Rocky Mountaineer train from Vancouver at Kamloops

Reina Torres de Araúz (1932-1982), Panamian anthropologist

Reina Torres de Araúz Panamanian anthropologist and ethnographer;

Katherine Davies Jones (1860-1943), American botanist

Katherine Davies Jones (1860-1943), American botanist

Canadian medics help a wounded soldier - Juno Beach, D-Day June 6th 1944 #WWII #War #Normandy

Medical staff treat wounded Canadian soldier on WWII battlefield.

The Nenets (Russian )  are an indigenous people in northern arctic Russia . In  2010, there were 44,857 Nenets in the Russian Federation, most of them living in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug and Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Nenets are just a part of the Samoyedic people. Their 2 groups: the Tundra Nenets (living far to the north) and the Khandeyar or Forest Nenets. Yaran people has emerged as a result of intermarriages between Nenets and the Izhma tribe of the Komi people.

Decorative details on the back of a Nenets woman's reindeer skin coat.: Russia, Yamal: Arctic & Antarctic photographs, pictures & images from Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography.

George Pachymeres (born in Nicaea, Bithynia in 1242 – c. 1310) - Byzantine Greek historian, philosopher and author.

George Pachymeres (born in Nicaea, Bithynia in 1242 – c. - Byzantine Greek historian, philosopher and author.

Image result for women's polar expedition

Image result for women's polar expedition

Pinterest
Search