Laura Manuelidis

February 29th is rare disease day, and today we’re featuring a scientist with a rare perspective on a rare disease: Dr. Laura Manuelidis.

Katharine Burr Blodgett

Many of the films honored with Oscars throughout the years owe the beauty of their moving images to research scientist Katharine Burr Blodgett.

Kimberlee Beckmen

Dr. Kimberlee Beckmen has her dream job as a wildlife veterinarian for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Pauline Mead Patraw

The first female ranger-naturalist at the Grand Canyon, Pauline Mead Patraw, fell in love with the Canyon on a school trip when she was studying botany.

Ida Tacke Noddack

Chemist Ida Tacke Noddack was the first woman in Germany to hold a professional position as a chemist, and helped discover the element rhenium.

Catherine Cesarsky

The first female president of the International Astronomical Union, Catherine Cesarsky, earned this position with a distinguished career in several areas of modern physics.

Barbara Cohen

When the first women-only team led the Mars Exploration Rovers for a day, Dr. Barbara Cohen was the leader of that team.

Marie Maynard Daly

Let’s celebrate Valentine’s Day by learning about Marie Maynard Daly, a biochemist with a focus on the human heart.

Gabriela Gonzalez

Meet the spokesperson for LIGO, the organization that just announced they have detected gravitational waves, Gabriela Gonzalez.

Linda Cayot

It’s International Darwin Day, and today we learn about Dr. Linda Cayot, who is working on conservation in the Galapagos.

Peggy Whitson

Peggy Whitson always wanted to be an astronaut and she achieved her dream, becoming the first woman to command the ISS.

Katherine Freese

Meet Dr. Katherine Freese, an astrophysicist studying dark matter and dark energy.

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