Women in Science - How They Changed the World
Updated: Jan 25
Seven stories of women determined to bring their discoveries to the world.
The extraordinary astronomer Caroline Herschel, who identified eight comets and discovered a galaxy.
Hear about Mary Anning, the pioneering fossil hunter who left us with a famous tongue twister.
Ada Lovelace, the creator of the world’s first computer programme.
Find out how nurse Florence Nightingale stopped hospitals from killing their patients with a pie chart.
Listen to the story of inventor Hertha Ayerton, who saved thousands of soldiers from gas poisoning.
Hear how brilliant chemist Rosalind Franklin was robbed of a Nobel prize by her colleagues.
Listen to the story of Dorothy Hodgkin, Britain’s first - and only - female Nobel winner.
All in our Women in Science podcast.