Celebrating Forgotten Female Academics: Henrietta Leavitt

This is the first in a short series focusing on super brainy ladies who have been largely forgotten, and aims both to celebrate them and their contribution to various fields. I hope that these short remembrances of fantastic hard-working women may go some small way...

STEM Girls: Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming

The road to Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming’s discovery of the Horsehead Nebula in 1888 was a winding one. Born in Scotland in 1857, she worked as a teacher before marrying James Fleming in 1877 and moving to Boston with him. James deserted Williamina and their...

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