Over her career, Dr. Roemer is credited with the recovery of 79 comets, the discovery of two asteroids, and the co-discovery of Jupiter’s moon, Themisto.
Leonard’s role as secretary was complex.
For Women’s History Month, we are focusing on three women who are represented in our collections: Dr. Elizabeth Roemer, Wrexie Louise Leonard, and Elizabeth Langdon Williams.
The founder of Kode with Klossy is trying to make fashion more sustainable and the tech industry more female.
Dr. Lauren Esposito spills the beans on how venom works, what’s up with the blacklight glow effect, how dangerous they *really* are, what all the movies get wrong, the best names for scorpions, where she’s traveled to look under rocks, where a scorpion’s butt is, if scorpions dance or make out (SPOILER: YES), what good mothers they are, how big they used to be millions of years ago and how — technically speaking — they are not poisonous.
Today on the show, Short Wave host Maddie Sofia and reporter Emily Kwong speak with AI policy analyst Mutale Nkonde about algorithmic bias — how facial recognition software can discriminate and reflect the biases of society.
In celebration of the past and future of women in engineering, let’s get to know 10 famous female engineers who changed our world.
A repository of teaching materials and methods aimed at enhancing human diversity and inclusivity in biology courses.
We’ve listed some of the most inspiring, innovative individuals and organizations making a difference for the LGBTQ+ tech community.
Female scientists at Los Alamos are not often discussed, but they played an integral role in the creation of the atomic bomb.
In this lesson, students explore the varied work of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians, and discuss character traits common to all of them.
Without their scientific accomplishments, the sciences would be very different today.