Marie Tharp

World Ocean Day is observed on June 8th so today we would like to introduce you to the woman who created the first physiographic maps of the sea floor and co-discovered of the backbone of the Earth.

Marti J. Anderson

A rare combination of what she considers two very different style disciplines, Dr. Marti J. Anderson has found her place bringing together the worlds of ecology and statistical analysis.

Rachel Dutton

Rachel Dutton studies microbial colonies by studying delicious cheeses.

Sabrina Pasterski

Physicist Sabrina Pasterki has studied at Harvard and MIT, has had her work cited by Stephen Hawking, and even built her own airplane, all before the age of 23.

Karen L. Nyberg

On June 2, 2008, astronaut Karen L. Nyberg arrived at the International Space Station for the first time, while it was still under construction.

Chien-Shiung Wu

Thought to be the only person from China to work on the Manhattan Project, Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu has been referred to as the “Queen of Nuclear Research.”

Stephanie Schwabe

Considered one of the 40 best divers in the world, Dr. Stephanie Schwabe has been diving for over thirty years both in underground caves and open waters.

Charlotte Friend

Dr. Charlotte Friend was a virologist and cancer researcher whose research helped to change the way we think about cancer in humans.

Rosa Smith Eigenmann

Considered to be the first female ichthyologist in the United States, Rosa Smith Eigenmann published her first scientific paper at the age of 22.

Anna Winlock

After her father’s untimely death, Anna Winlock followed in his footsteps at the Harvard Observatory and completed his unfinished work.

Helen B. Taussig

Dr. Helen Taussig helped found the field of pediatric cardiology after a childhood struggle with dyslexia.

Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan

Dr. Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan is a paleobiologist who studies the bone structures of both extinct and living animals.

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