Jocelyn Bell Burnell. Esther Lederberg. Chien-Shiung Wu. Lise Meitner. Nettie Stevens. Ida Tacke. Henrietta Leavitt. Vera Rubin. Cecilia Payne. And famously Rosalind Franklin. You might not have heard of these names before, and that in itself is a problem. All of the women listed above should have been credited for their groundbreaking work, but instead … Continue reading Women in Science: Generations of Discrimination
Today we take for granted relatively fast shipping from around the world without considering not only the journey of the item itself, but also the story of the infrastructure required to facilitate that fast delivery. The world has been shaped by canals, quite literally! Numerous canals have been built to facilitate more efficient trading routes, … Continue reading Whatever floats your boat!