• Margaret Burbidge


    (This is another Ada Lovelace day post. Ada Lovelace Day was started and organized by Suw Charman-Anderson. Even Sarah Brown, wife of UK PM Gordon Brown, has blogged and tweeted about it.) I was going to blog about the physicist Emmy Noether, but then I realized that someone beat me to it — last year.…

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  • Ada Lovelace Day — Henrietta Leavitt

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    Today is Ada Lovelace Day, “an international day of blogging to draw attention to women excelling in technology.” I — along with more than a thousand other people — have pledged to write about a female role model in technology. Ada Lovelace was Byron’s daughter and worked with computer pioneer Charles Babbage on his “Computing…

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