102 contributions Closed Help us celebrate the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths around the world by sharing your photos and stories. The annual Ada Lovelace day, which
Today, as you'll probably see from many tweets and blog posts, is Ada Lovelace Day. As the Finding Ada website explains, this aims to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and
This week saw a day of celebration for Ada Lovelace, a brilliant mathematician who wrote the world's first computer program before computers were even invented. Lovelace grew up in a world of enormous
It's truly refreshing that Sandra Bullock's character, Dr. Ryan Carter, is depicted in Gravity as an intelligent professional. Gravity is the number one movie in America for the second week in a row and
We invited you to help us celebrate the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths around the world for Ada Lovelace Day. From studying Burmese elephants to overseeing Europe's
“The world of learning is so broad, and the human soul is so limited in power! We reach forth and strain every nerve, but we seize only a bit of the curtain that hides the infinite from us.” Trailblazing
Martin Luther King once said, "On some positions, Cowardice asks the question: 'Is it safe?' Expediency asks the question: 'Is it politic?' And Vanity comes along and asks the question: 'Is it popular?'
I'm no expert, but I do have suggestions for some women in tech who really have their boots on the ground, and are doing good work. Editor's Note: This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's In
What is school science for? It’s one of those philosophical sounding questions which can seem unhelpfully abstract. But it is worth asking because choices we make about school science reflect ideas about
“No woman should say, ‘I am but a woman!’ But a woman! What more can you ask to be?” “We are women studying together,” trailblazing astronomer Maria Mitchell (August 1, 1818–June 28, 1889) said to the
I was pretty much the only woman on construction sites in my first job as a landscape architect on what was the largest onshore oil field in Western Europe: Wytch Farm, on the shores of Poole Harbour.
Supersonic jets blow gas out of Herbig-Haro 46/47. Hellooooo colorful baby star! NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the newly finished Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile were
2013 has been a big year for spacefaring women – real and imaginary. June saw the 50th anniversary of the first orbital flight by a woman, Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova. Now Gravity, the breathtaking