Marie Curie [3]

An xkcd webcomic about Marie Curie a wee on the heavy side of making a point…

One Response to “Marie Curie [3]”

  1. Rage against Sleeping Beauty Says:

    I found out that Noether was a woman only last Monday, when this comic came out!!!! My shame, of course, but I blame my (male) teachers for not having pointed this out to us….
    Still, what’s the saddest thing: our default assumption that theorems are made by men or having to feel the obligation of explicitly specifying that she was a woman against that assumption (“Cool theorem, uh? And you know what? She was a WOMAN!”, “no kidding!”)????

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