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Scientist Bio: Marie Tharp: Getting to the Bottom of Things

Before geologist and oceanographer, Marie Tharp, proved them wrong, most scientists believed the ocean’s floor was a smooth, flat, unimpressive expanse. But in 1952, Tharp, a brilliant geologist who had been relocated to a cramped basement office in New York City, because of the superstition that women bring bad luck at sea, she was not …

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Why aren’t more women in computer sciences?

Author’s note: This research accompanying this piece has been in process since Oct, 2013. This write up and research publication was delayed because we first offered it to the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences Member Central site. However, it took them a while to announce it wasn’t something they were interested in. The …

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