26/10/2011

It’s too easy to forget…

Filed under: — Bravus @ 9:11 am

…how recent this stuff is.

http://freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngula/2011/10/25/grace-under-pressure/

Sure, the technological advances this story highlights are amazing enough… or the good science that got done without certain technologies, through sheer hard work.

But it’s the social advances that are most striking, within the working lifetime of one woman.

I’d say half the members of my quantum class this semester are women.

One response to “It’s too easy to forget…”

  1. Mark says:

    Thanks for that one, Dave. It’s easy to get upset with the current negativity toward the male gender, but with this sort of thing very much in living memory, I guess that animus has still not quite worked its way out of the system.

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