“The Matilda Effect”: How Pioneering Women Scientists Have Been Denied Recognition and Written Out of Science History | Open Culture

Photo via Wikimedia CommonsThe history of science, like most every history we learn, comes to us as a procession of great, almost exclusively white, men, unbroken but for the occasional token woman—well-deserving of her honors but seemingly anomalous nonetheless. “If you believe the history books,” notes the Timeline series The Matilda Effect, “science is a guy thing.

Source: “The Matilda Effect”: How Pioneering Women Scientists Have Been Denied Recognition and Written Out of Science History | Open Culture

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