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Women In Science
Opinion  /  Published 15.04.19

Katie Bouman's role in the black hole image

There's a lot of news going on about the 'black hole girl' right now, and how she's being given too much credit for her role in the historic first image of a black hole. Because this is too important,...
By Misty Boyer in

Opinion  /  Published 13.09.19

US universities are addicted to billionaires

Epstein’s infiltration of MIT shouldn’t even be much of a surprise; from the Kochs to the Sacklers to the Saudis to sundry endowed chairs and fancy corporate institutes, American higher education ...
By Farhad Manjoo / New York Times News Service in

Opinion  /  Published 04.09.07

The lives and letters of Anandibai Joshi

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By Malavika Karlekar in

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.18

Women in science rue gender play

A woman on the dais of a physics seminar is a rarity, Parnika Das of the Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC) told Metro, speaking about gender play in the world of physics. “And even if there is...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.19

Institutionalized gender discrimination in technical education

Sir — The 20-year-old engineering student, Monjita Baruah, was recently given the opportunity to head the British diplomatic mission in Calcutta for a day. This was part of an initiative by the Bri...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.19

Gender gap: India is way behind Rwanda

The significant gender gap prevailing worldwide has been portrayed by the Global Gender Gap Index of the World Economic Forum since 2006. According to the 2018 report, India is ranked 108th among the ...
By Atanu Biswas in

Books  /  Published 24.05.19

Women scientists who changed the world

Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World By Catherine Whitlock and Rhodri Evans, Robinson, Rs 599 ...
By Debashis Gangopadhyay in

Opinion  /  Published 01.04.19

The invisible women in science

One evening during my MSc nuclear physics practicals, a frail, slightly stooped lady with round gold-rimmed glasses and dressed in a spotlessly white attire enquired of me as to what I was doing. She ...
By Debashis Gangopadhyay in


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