Monthly Archives: March 2016

Lucy Jones

Image of Jones in the LA Times Article credited to KNBC. Thanks to physicist Karen Daniels, who pointed out this LA Times article about the retirement of U.S. Geological Survey seismologist Lucy Jones.  The article notes that  “She’s retiring from … Continue reading

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Stephanie Shirley

Thank you to Lauren Buchsbaum, who pointed out this NPR Ted Radio hour piece on Dame Stephanie Shirley, a Kindertransport survivor who made it big in the tech business (pre-Mac and pc) and created a company for women to work … Continue reading

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Mary Anning

Thanks to Allegra Swift for the suggestion of this JSTOR Daily article about forgotten female fossilists!    

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Ellen Williams

Thanks to Sam Kome, who pointed out this article on innovation in battery technology.  The effort is led by Dr. Ellen Williams, director of ARPA-E. Here’s a release from Reuters:   A wing of the U.S. Department of Energy focused on … Continue reading

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