Category Women in science

You've probably never heard of these great scientists, so pay attention
Women in science

You've probably never heard of these great scientists, so pay attention

I've been watching the posters that come to my department with images of great scientists, mathematicians and engineers with a mixture of curiosity and inspiration all week, many of which were unknown to me or to the rest of my colleagues despite their achievements they include revolutionizing algebra, developing the first treatment against leukemia or discovering the fundamental processes of physics.

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Women in science

The first photo of a black hole was made possible by this woman: Katie Bouman, the engineer who remembers Margaret Hamilton

It is the scientific news of the year: we already have the first photo of a black hole. Until now, its existence was known only by indirect methods, but never before has one been observed. In addition, in this important discovery a woman has played a fundamental role. Her name is Katie Bouman, she is 29 years old and is a computer engineer recently graduated from the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
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Women in science

Men also commit to gender equality in science: “Men For Women in Science” is born

It is not the first time that we read that women continue, in the 21st century, living work inequalities in the world of cinema, in sports or when they are mothers. Science has always been another field where women have gone unnoticed, have suffered the so-called "Matilda effect" or their work has not been recognized by society, as one of the most recent cases, that of physics Jocelyn Bell Burnell .
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Women in science

You've probably never heard of these great scientists, so pay attention

I've been watching the posters that come to my department with images of great scientists, mathematicians and engineers with a mixture of curiosity and inspiration all week, many of which were unknown to me or to the rest of my colleagues despite their achievements they include revolutionizing algebra, developing the first treatment against leukemia or discovering the fundamental processes of physics.
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