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Maria the Prophetess – c. 1st Century CE – Egypt

Like so many women of her time, the details of the life of Maria Prophetissima are hazy at best. We cannot even be certain of her name, as she is referred to in turns as… 661 more words

Women's History

Hilda Hänchen and the Goos-Hänchen effect

Today, the United Nations declared February 11 to be the “International Day of Women and Girls in Science,” starting a new effort to get more women into science and keep them there.   1,734 more words

History Of Science

Geeky Thursdays - Introducing Rosalind Franklin

So today is the first ever UN international day of women and girls in science! Its about time we got a bit more recognition. So all over twitter today women in STEM have been telling us their favourite women in STEM giving us all a little bit of a boost. 295 more words


Women in science

by Encarni Montoya

First of all, I would like to clarify that the next post is just my personal opinion, not related to any institution or colleague involved in my research. 1,320 more words


Women in Science - A First

These numbers and facts may be a first to you. I hope this post is a wake up call to all the workforce : benchwork to managerial positions to better appreciate the scope of why the UN is celebrating it’s first  157 more words


#GenderedToys are awful

Okay. I know it has been a REALLY long time since my last post. It’s not because I have been lazy – in the past few months I have spent much of my energy founding… 114 more words

Science And The Society

Science as Hero and Villain

First posted on the HarperCollin’s Voyager Blog

A real scientist sees and considers all the facts…whereas a bad scientist deliberately ignores the facts that don’t support his or her theory.

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