Forty one years ago, Fran Bagenal was a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “and the only woman in our group” working on the plasma instrument for NASA’s Voyager mission to Jupiter. Now a professor of astrophysical and planetary sciences at the Univers
Do you know which major STEM field boasts as many women in the profession as men? Where almost half the college degrees – even at the PhD level – are granted to women? Where women have a significant presence in the most influential circles of the profession? Analytics, the family of d
Sure, a “science-themed gift” can be a little … geeky. And the assumption is that the latest gadget or doohickey is made by a guy — or “bro,” to use the parlance of Silicon Valley. But who says so? This holiday season, The Story Exchange wants to hear from all you science-loving ladie
Editor’s Note: This interview is part of a project in which we hope to explore the continued lack of female representation for employees and entrepreneurs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The first installment of this series can be found here. Jessica Lawrence is t
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