She performed the experiment that overturned the law of conservation of parity and helped lead to the Standard Model of particle physics, while two men got the Nobel Prize for it.
Random Related Posts
Sor Juana Inés de La Cruz
This brilliant poet rose from illegitimacy and poverty to become one of the luminaries of her age - until she flew too close to the sun.
When a monster demanded teenage girl sacrifice, Li Chi saved herself, and was crowned princess for her troubles.
After disguising herself as a man to be the physician women needed, she was put on trial - and won.
The strident partner of the eponymously-named Tupac Amaru Rebellion of native peoples against the Spanish, she handled army and bureaucratic…
Sold into sexual slavery to Hernan Cortes, this maligned woman became his interpreter, and it was with her words that…
When a soldier raped her, this woman tossed him in a well and threw rocks at him until he died.
The Night Witches
This all-female civilian volunteer unit of the WW2 Soviet military overcame a lack of training, equipment, and faith to pull off one of the greatest underdog feats in human history and in so doing become Germany's worst nightmare.
The first Japanese woman to go to college didn't have a choice. But the experience changed her - and she changed Japan in return.
Noor Inayat Khan
Pacifist Indian princess who gave up everything of herself to hold the line in occupied Paris during World War 2.
This self-described "undutiful daughter" posed as a man to become the world's first female shipwright.