#Women in Science

  • Article: 'Hidden Figures': NASA Renames Street to Honor Black Women Who Supported Its Moon Mission

    'Hidden Figures': NASA Renames Street to Honor Black Women Who Supported Its Moon Mission

    June 13, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Hidden Figures Way honors three black female mathematicians who helped send the US to the moon. Read more

  • Article: You Can Thank This Scientist for the First-Ever Image of a Black Hole

    You Can Thank This Scientist for the First-Ever Image of a Black Hole

    By Daniele Selby|April 11, 2019

    Katie Bouman helped develop a crucial algorithm as a graduate student at MIT. Read more

  • Article: NASA Abandons First All-Female Spacewalk Due to Lack of Suits for Women

    NASA Abandons First All-Female Spacewalk Due to Lack of Suits for Women

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|March 26, 2019

    Anne McClain and Christina Koch were scheduled to make the history making trip on Friday. Read more

  • Article: Over 100 Female STEM Scholars From India Just Met UK PM Theresa May for Tea

    Over 100 Female STEM Scholars From India Just Met UK PM Theresa May for Tea

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 6, 2018

    The prime minister welcomed the women to No. 10 Downing Street. Read more

  • Article: This British Astronomer Just Donated £2.3M Prize Winnings to Help Minorities Become Scientists

    This British Astronomer Just Donated £2.3M Prize Winnings to Help Minorities Become Scientists

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 6, 2018

    The same discovery was awarded the Nobel prize in 1974 — but it went to her male collaborators. Read more

  • Article: A London Academic Wrote Hundreds of Wikipedia Pages to Get Female Scientists the Recognition They Deserve

    A London Academic Wrote Hundreds of Wikipedia Pages to Get Female Scientists the Recognition They Deserve

    By James Hitchings-Hales|July 25, 2018

    Not all superheros wear capes. (It’s probably a fire hazard in the lab, anyway.) Read more

  • Article: Barbie Just Got a New Career as a Robotics Engineer

    Barbie Just Got a New Career as a Robotics Engineer

    By Daniele Selby|June 27, 2018

    This Barbie's dreams are much bigger than a Malibu Dream House. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half of American Women in Science Have Been Harassed, Study Says

    Nearly Half of American Women in Science Have Been Harassed, Study Says

    By Daniele Selby|June 13, 2018

    Most women said they had experienced inappropriate comments and sexist jokes at work. Read more