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Lowell Observatory: Elizabeth Roemer
Lowell Observatory

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.

Lowell Observatory: Women in Astronomy
Lowell Observatory

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.

We The Parents: 10 Female Engineers Who Changed Our World
We The Parents

In celebration of the past and future of women in engineering, let’s get to know 10 famous female engineers who changed our world.

Columbia University: 39 LGBTQ+ STEM Innovators and Resources
Columbia University

We’ve listed some of the most inspiring, innovative individuals and organizations making a difference for the LGBTQ+ tech community.

Atomic Heritage Foundation: Female Scientists at Los Alamos
Atomic Heritage Foundation

Female scientists at Los Alamos are not often discussed, but they played an integral role in the creation of the atomic bomb.

Learning for Justice: STEM at Work
Learning for Justice

In this lesson, students explore the varied work of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians, and discuss character traits common to all of them.

Discovery: 5 LGBT Scientists Who Changed the World
Discovery

Without their scientific accomplishments, the sciences would be very different today.

PBS: Girls’ Superb Verbal Skills May Contribute to the Gender Gap in Math
PBS

Girls are great at math. But if they’re even better at reading, they might be more motivated to choose a humanities-focused career.

Rhizome: A Queer History of Computing
Rhizome

This is the first post in a series on the queer history of computing, as traced through the lives of five foundational figures.

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