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Hidden Figures inspiration NASA's Katherine Johnson dies aged 101

Hidden Figures inspiration NASA's Katherine Johnson dies aged 101

8 hours ago   |   Radio Times   |   2 articles

The NASA mathematician who served as the inspiration for hit 2016 film Hidden Figures has passed away at the age of 101. Katherine Johnson was one of several influential...
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Biography

23 hours ago   |   Harvard

I am a second-year PhD candidate and book historian. My dissertation, "Woman Encoded: Narratives of Identity", follows the stories of four early modern women, Anne Boleyn...
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Revolution of the Saints - Review of Carlos Eire, Reformations: The Early Modern World, 1450-1650

Revolution of the Saints - Review of Carlos Eire, Reformations: The Early Modern World, 1450-1650

1 day ago   |   Harvard

James Hankins. 2017. “ Revolution of the Saints - Review of Carlos Eire, Reformations: The Early Modern World, 1450-1650 .” Claremont Review of Books, 17.4, Fall. Publisher's...
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The dangerous veneer of ‘science'

4 days ago   |   TLS

“Race science” seems to be the hideous new trend of 2020. Last month, an article in the journal Philosophical Psychology calling for greater investigation of purported genetic...
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New CCLI cohort wraps up kickoff meeting

New CCLI cohort wraps up kickoff meeting

4 days ago   |   ASTC

Last week, the seventh cohort of CCLI met in Washington, DC, to kick off their efforts toward advancing cultural competency at their institutions. The six museums selected for...
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Hyperpartisanship

Hyperpartisanship

5 days ago   |   Harvard

James Hankins. 2020. “ Hyperpartisanship .” Claremont Review of Books , Winter 2019/2020, Pp. 8-17. Publisher's Version
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China's coronavirus outbreak leaves foreign nationals in limbo

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Travel restrictions leave many stranded, while those with flights booked await refunds Coronavirus -latest news Foreign nationals who live in China or planned to visit say they...
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Outer Hebrides is getting its very first comic book convention

5 days ago   |   Press and Journal

Comic Con fun is coming to the Outer Hebrides, with the launch of the islands' very first comic book convention. The 2020 OH!Con will take place in Stornoway Library on on...
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Breaking Enigma: A story of European co-operation

Breaking Enigma: A story of European co-operation

6 days ago   |   Science Museum

This exceptionally complete example of the Enigma M1070 machine was used to secure German naval communications in the Second World War. It was captured, along with its log...
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The Crying Book by Heather Christle review - why do we weep?

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

A personal examination of tears - what causes them, why we cry - which takes in biological science, relationship break-up, poetry and Donald Trump What makes you cry? Recently...
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Hidden Figures inspiration NASA's Katherine Johnson dies aged 101

Hidden Figures inspiration NASA's Katherine Johnson dies aged 101

The NASA mathematician who served as the inspiration for hit 2016 film Hidden Figures has passed away at the age of 101. Katherine Johnson was one of several influential... Read more ...

Katherine Johnson death: Who was the NASA mathematician who helped put man...

Katherine Johnson death: Who was the NASA mathematician who helped put man in space?

KATHERINE JOHNSON has died at the age of 101, NASA has confirmed and paid tribute to the woman who helped put the first American into space. Read more ...

Marsilio Ficino and Christian Humanism

Marsilio Ficino and Christian Humanism

James Hankins. 2016. “ Marsilio Ficino and Christian Humanism .” In Re-Envisioning Christian Humanism: Education and the Restoration of Humanity, edited by Editor Jens... Read more ...

‘Mad' Mike Hughes Dies In Rocket Crash On Mission To Prove The Earth Is Flat

‘Mad' Mike Hughes Dies In Rocket Crash On Mission To Prove The Earth Is Flat

A self-styled daredevil who wanted to fly to the edge of outer space to see if the Earth is flat has died after his homemade rocket crashed. ‘Mad' Mike Hughes was killed on... Read more ...

29 things you can do for a lower carbon footprint that will hardly change...

29 things you can do for a lower carbon footprint that will hardly change your day

Carbon dioxide traps heat from the sun on earth, and as a result, polar ice is melting and sea levels are rising, and we're calling it climate change . In order to mitigate... Read more ...

How to live longer: The smell-related attribute that may lead to a longer life

How to live longer: The smell-related attribute that may lead to a longer life

HOW TO live longer was once mulled over by mystics before science superseded superstition as the most reliable source of knowledge. Research focusing on longevity continues to... Read more ...

Clarivate Analytics to Present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media &...

Clarivate Analytics to Present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on March 2, 2020

Clarivate Analytics to Present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on March 2, 2020 London, UK, & Philadelphia, US, February 25, 2020 - Clarivate... Read more ...

Perfect weekend getaway from Berlin- Potsdam

Perfect weekend getaway from Berlin- Potsdam

Just a 40 minute ride from the chaotic and bustling Berlin, stepping into Potsdam feels like entering a different universe. Having visited and lived in Berlin for the past 10... Read more ...

Life on Pluto? How scientists spotted 'something moving' across icy plains...

Life on Pluto? How scientists spotted 'something moving' across icy plains in NASA snap

SCIENTISTS were stunned when they spotted something that appeared to be moving and "leaving a path" across the surface of Pluto in a NASA photograph. Read more ...

NASA news: Space agency wants YOU to design the next Venus rover - 'Exciting...

NASA news: Space agency wants YOU to design the next Venus rover - 'Exciting opportunity'

NASA is enlisting the public to design new space tech for a mission to a "hellish" planet. Read more ...