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History-making NASA astronaut retires

A history-making astronaut has officially retired, leaving in her wake a stream of firsts and records set.

According to the Associated Press, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson has retired almost a year after her last and longest space flight. 171 more words

The Inspired Life

Martine Bertereau Haiku

Gal finds all the mines.

Call her witch, throw her in clink

In case she wants cash.

Martine Bertereau, Baroness de Beausoleil, lived roughly around 1600-1642 in France. 185 more words

Where is Wonder Woman?

Author: Kristina Lenn

Editors: Stephanie Hamilton and Whit Froehlich

I hate to admit it, but I still have yet to see this movie that everyone is raving about and says is better than Man of Steel and Batman. 958 more words

Opinion

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

What’s this? A blog on the day it’s not due out?! I’m currently stuck on a train on the way back from the launch of Equaliteas in Parliament so I thought that I should write a special blog on a woman who was involved in the suffrage movement in the early 20th century. 715 more words

Feminism

'What matters most in doing research is enjoying the process': an interview with Prof. Anna Akhmanova

Prof. Anna Akhmanova, a professor of cell biology at Utrecht University, has recently gave a talk as part of the lecture series ‘Pioneers in Cell Dynamics and Imaging’ organized by the Cells-in-Motion Cluster of Excellence (CiM) in Muenster, Germany. 51 more words

SciComm

About that funding…

I have been thinking a lot about funding for the next year of my PhD. It will be Year Four. Almost universally, it seems that PhD programs only fund you for about ¾ of the time you actually need to complete your studies.  480 more words

PhD

Brightstorm, Vashti Hardy - Book Review

Hello humans! I have been getting into reading Middle-Grade a little more recently (I blame Ashaand one such book that caught my eye was  726 more words