Dr. Mavalvala's work helped confirm a prediction Albert Einstein made 100 years earlier.
Random Related Posts
When this Spanish merchant went out to pick cabbages, she stumbled upon an unusual kind of pest: a French knight.
Let her leprosy go untreated for years to make herself the perfect spy in the Japan-occupied Philippines - soldiers wouldn't touch her, so she could slip right through.
The Valiant Ladies of Potosi
Eustaquia de Souza and Ana Lezama de Urinza, two sword-and-gun-toting lesbian teen vigilantes - 17th century Bolivia's answer to Batman.
Widowed young queen who led a fearsome rebellion against the British with her child tied to her back.
Fearsome undefeated samurai warrior who was "a match for any god or demon," and is one of Japan's greatest heroines…
A clever woman who rose from obscurity to become a political force, playing nations against each other to protect her people.
Rose from dire poverty and violence to become the greatest black entertainer of all time - Michael Jackson, Madonna, and Angelina Jolie all rolled into one.
This undefeated warrior princess refused to marry unless her suitor could defeat her in wrestling - if he lost, he owed her 100 horses. In the end, she had 10,000 horses and no husband.
One of the greatest painters of the baroque, she revenged herself on her rapist both in the court of law…
Tamar of Georgia
Saint, sovereign, and fiercely independent woman, she quashed two rebellions from her ex-husband, expanded her nation's borders, and ushered in a golden age.