Dr Bloom and women in science (258)


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By Karl Kruszelnicki and Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

October 15th is Ada Lovelace Day and celebrates women in science, tech, engineering, and math. Ada was Lord Byron's daughter but most significantly she realised the potential of computers two centuries ago. Ada is now believed to be the first person to publish an algorithm. She is one of many women forgotten by science as Dr Jessica Bloom tells Dr Karl.


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