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a comic drawn by the lovely Kate Beaton from Hark! A Vagrant

= Basically what it was like for every female scientist/discoverer ever


Let the Research Commence

By G Shreeraj (Own work), via Wikimedia Commons

I’ve chosen the British scientist Rosalind Franklin as the focus of my Cultural Research project. While there have been several books and articles written about her, many through the lens of gender and technology, I’d like to see if I can add something new to the conversation. 265 more words

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A Few Good Women

Most people are familiar with the men who have contributed towards history but not quite enough recognition is given to the women, whose journeys are even more profound simply because they’re women! 708 more words

My Writings

Jeremy Irons at the 2015 Evening Standard Theatre Awards

Jeremy Irons was a presenter at the 2015 Evening Standard Theatre Awards, held  in partnership with The Ivy at The Old Vic Theatre on November 22, 2015 in London, England. 56 more words

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Hammers and bags of stones

STEED (nods)

I’ve gathered intelligence on Fenian agitators in Liverpool and Manchester, Sir. In both cases I was able to ascertain the ringleaders, and break up the malignant activity.

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'Photograph 51': In praise of difficult women

Dr. Rosalind Franklin was not a social butterfly. Prickly, aloof, and single-mindedly devoted to science, she did not take easily to kindness from men because it often masked condescension. 761 more words

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This Makes Me So Happy

Grade 3, Female Student: Teacher look!

*She shows me pages of science notes she’s made using the computer.*

Me: Wow! This is amazing!

Student: My mom helped me. 35 more words

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