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Tag Archives: Women
Every day for the next six weeks, NASA astronaut Christina Koch will be setting a new women’s record for continuous time in space. Get the news brief on GeekWire.
For the first time in history, two women teamed up today for a spacewalk. NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir began the operation to fix a faulty electrical power system on the International Space Station at 7:38 a.m. ET … Continue reading
Today it’s mostly a man’s world in computer science — and a tally of the authors behind nearly 3 million research papers in the field suggests that could be the case for the rest of the 21st century. The findings, … Continue reading
History’s first all-female spacewalk will have to wait for another time after NASA switched the lineup for two upcoming extravehicular outings at the International Space Station. NASA had planned to have astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch go out together … Continue reading
A newly published report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine calls for dramatic steps to curb sexual harassment in scientific and technical fields. The report cites a University of Texas survey suggesting that about 20 percent of … Continue reading
Students representing the Global Innovation Exchange are nearing the finish line in a competition to create wearable sensors that can send wireless alerts in threatening situations — even if the person wearing the sensor is bound and gagged. The $1 million Naveen & … Continue reading
“Hidden Figures” mathematician Katherine Johnson may have missed out on the Lego toy treatment, but she and 16 other women are getting the Barbie doll treatment just in time for International Women’s Day. Today Mattel announced that it’s rolling out 17 new … Continue reading