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"Forces of Nature: The Women Who Changed Science"

  • Wednesday, October 20, 2021
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Online Event


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Authors of the new book Forces of Nature: The Women Who Changed Science discuss the remarkable history of the women who built modern science. From ancient physicians, to early modern physicists, to the prolific science writers of the 19th century, women have always pursued knowledge about nature. forcesofnaturebook.com

Anna Reser is an American historian of science and technology. She holds a PhD in the history of science, technology, and medicine from the University of Oklahoma. She is the co-founder co-editor in chief  of Lady Science magazine, and her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Real Life, StarTrek.com, Technology’s Stories and more.

Leila McNeill is an American writer, editor, and historian of science. She is an Affiliate Fellow in the History of Science at the University of Oklahoma and the co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of Lady Science magazine. She has been a columnist for Smithsonian.com and BBC Future, and she has been published by The Atlantic, The Baffler, JSTOR Daily, amongst others.

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