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History versus Herstory
To celebrate Women's Month we’d like to introduce you to some women who made scientific advancements in the past as well as those who are changing the way we live today.
Ada Lovelace could be considered as the world’s first computer programmer. The notes she made about Charles Babbage’s proposed calculating machines in the 1800s are now recognised as early models for computers and software. The programming language “Ada” was named after her.
Seismologist and geophysicist Inge Lehmann discovered that the Earth has a solid inner core inside a molten outer core in
Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkin not only became the first person to earn a
Albert Einstein described her as the most important woman in the history of mathematics. Emmy Noether who worked during the early1900s is known as a pioneer in the field of abstract algebra. She developed the theories of rings, fields, and algebras, and explained the connection between symmetry and conservation laws.
Cynthia Kenyon, a molecular biologist and geneticist, is working with a team of scientists to find ways to slow
We think these ladies are truly inspiring! Share their accomplishments to celebrate Women's Month and women around the world!