How Pioneering Physicist Lise Meitner Discovered Nuclear Fission, Paved the Way for Women in Science, and Was Denied the Nobel Prize
Illustration of Lise Meitner from Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky
Illustrator Rachel Ignotofsky’s new book is a clever introduction to women scientists through history, starting with the ancient polymath Hypatia.
Female Activists Throughout History, as Illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky
Rachel Ignotofsky women in science
Dr. Mae Jemison, traveling in space as a NASA astronaut and the first black woman to do so.
Women in Science Wednesday! In 1963, Chien-shiung Wu (1912-1997 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." #Groundbreaker
British biophysicist Rosalind Franklin, who most notably conducted a series of seminal X-ray diffraction studies that would lead to the groundbreaking discovery of the double helix structure of DNA.
Mary Fairfax Somerville, mathematician, science writer, and polymath
Sally Ride, youngest astronaut and first American woman in space