‘All the cool historical (and sometimes modern) Ladies!’ : Rosalind Franklin

It’s the end of March so after a month of fervent university work, I’m going to jump in with my first instalment of ‘All the cool historical (and sometimes modern) ladies!’. So I’m going to tell you about some wonderfully intelligent and awesome (do I say awesome too much? Probably…) …

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Awesome Sauce Music Friday! I’m Not a Female Scientist, I’m a Scientist Edition

Late last week we shared an NPR story about how teachers are integrating hip hop and rap music into classrooms as a means to educate kids about science. However, it’s so amazing that I wanted to make sure that you watched at least one of these science raps, so it’s …


TS Interviews—Dead Scientist Edition: Rosalind Franklin

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing scientists and skeptics about life, the universe, and everything. Rosalind Franklin (1920–1958) is known best for capturing the x-ray image of DNA that James Watson and Francis Crick used in their model of the …