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Pioneering women of physics

They discovered pulsars, found the first evidence of dark matter, pioneered mathematics, radioactivity, nuclear fission, elasticity, and computer programming, and have even stopped light. 


In commemoration of International Women’s Day, Perimeter’s “Inspiring Future Women in Science” conference gave more than 200 high school girls a glimpse into the lives of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

/April 23, 2015

Scientists and journalists remember a remarkable scientist and human being.

/December 27, 2016

As Carl Sagan once wrote: “It does no harm to the romance of the sunset to know a little bit about it.”

/March 13, 2016