Monday, May 09, 2011

xkcd on the subject of lady scientists*

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Today’s xkcd strip takes on the troubling lack of female role models that aspiring scientists have to aspire to:

“Marie Curie” by xkcd (Zombie Marie Curie bemoans how she’s the only one people ever think of when thinking about historical lady scientists when there are plenty more that existed, earning scraps of their deserved praise) [05/09/11 12:00 AM]

Words we can all live by.

* Originally wanted to phrase it “xkcd does lady scientists”, but that just sounds wrong, somehow.