STEM Stories

Vera Peters: “Cutting the Gordian Knot”

Vera Peters: “Cutting the Gordian Knot”

Originally published in the ebook A Passion for Science: Stories of Discovery and Invention. by Joan Reinhardt-Reiss The Royal College of Physicians ...
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Stephanie Kwolek: Inventor of Kevlar

Stephanie Kwolek: Inventor of Kevlar

Originally published in the ebook A Passion for Science: Stories of Discovery and Invention. by Suze Kundu In 2001, a police ...
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A splendid regiment of women: 20th century archaeologists and palaeontologists

A splendid regiment of women: 20th century archaeologists and palaeontologists

By Newnham College, Cambridge Originally published in the ebook A Passion for Science: Stories of Discovery and Invention. by Rebecca Wragg Sykes, ...
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Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin: What is the Universe made of?

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin: What is the Universe made of?

Originally published in the ebook A Passion for Science: Stories of Discovery and Invention. by Alice Sheppard Cecilia Helena Payne was a ...
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Karen Spärck Jones: Unravelling natural language

Karen Spärck Jones: Unravelling natural language

Originally published in the ebook A Passion for Science: Stories of Discovery and Invention. by Bill Thompson The renowned computer scientist Karen ...
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Dr Florence Bascom: Sounding the abyss of science

Dr Florence Bascom: Sounding the abyss of science

Originally published in the ebook A Passion for Science: Stories of Discovery and Invention. by Jessica Ball Florence Bascom would have been ...
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“The Crow”: Poland’s radio girl

“The Crow”: Poland’s radio girl

Aleks Krotoski, photographed by Greg Funnell on behalf of Geek Calendar Originally published in the ebook A Passion for Science: Stories ...
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Dame Anne McLaren: From one generation to the next

Dame Anne McLaren: From one generation to the next

Originally published in the ebook A Passion for Science: Stories of Discovery and Invention. by Kat Arney When I started my PhD ...
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Penny Gowland: Tutor, mentor and pioneer

Penny Gowland: Tutor, mentor and pioneer

Originally published in the ebook A Passion for Science: Stories of Discovery and Invention. by Heather Williams The memories of my undergraduate ...
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Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw: Puzzles, bubbles and lattices

Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw: Puzzles, bubbles and lattices

Originally published in the ebook A Passion for Science: Stories of Discovery and Invention. by Katie Steckles Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw is a ...
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Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin: A life in Oxford science

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin: A life in Oxford science

Originally published in the ebook A Passion for Science: Stories of Discovery and Invention. by Georgina Ferry Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, who began ...
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Jocelyn Bell Burnell: Expanding celestial horizons

Jocelyn Bell Burnell: Expanding celestial horizons

Originally published in the ebook A Passion for Science: Stories of Discovery and Invention. by Jacqui Farnham In February 1968, a ...
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