Female physicists are my heroes! In Chien-shiung Wu was considered one of the world's foremost experimental physicists and her team's experiments confirmed the theory of sub-atomic behavior known as "weak interaction.
When she boarded the Space Shuttle Challenger on June Sally Ride (May 1951 July became not only the first American woman in space, but also the nations first lesbian astronaut and its youngest astronaut to ever to launch into the cosmos.
rachelignotofsky: “ Wang Zhenyi was one of the greatest scholars in China. She was an astronomer, poet, and mathematician who accurately recorded lunar and solar eclipses and equinoxes. She also wrote political poetry about injustice.