Katherine Johnson – A Computer In A Skirt

In 1962, NASA used computers to calculate the orbit around Earth for astronaut John Glenn. However, he made a specific request: to have a Black, female mathematician double-check the math prior to his takeoff on the Friendship 7 spacecraft. Who was this woman, working in a white, male-dominant field in the 1960s? She was the … More Katherine Johnson – A Computer In A Skirt

A Win For Biden, A Win For Science – Opinion

Shirley LeNovember 20, 2020 2020 was a year of embracing unexpected changes, and the United States’ presidential election is no exception. The election day turned into an election week, which was horrendously long and anxiety-inducing as everyone closely watched the race between current President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. For a bitterly … More A Win For Biden, A Win For Science – Opinion