4000 years of women in science

Dr. Sethanne Howard


Four thousand years of women in science, in technology and other altogether creative stuff! Did you know that? Science is a traditional role for women. Dr. Howard will talk about the exciting and enchanting history of women in science and technology, where we have been, where we are, and where we are going. Starting with the first known woman to study the stars, dropping by the wonderful scientists of today, and ending with the future – you yourselves, she will tell the story of the women who dared to dream.

Dr. Howard is an astronomer. She was Chief of the Nautical Almanac Office. Her main field of research is interacting galaxies.

First presented: Online, August 19, 2020

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