Archive for May, 2009

Here’s a quick exercise: Name the top 5 physicists of all time. Now if you’re like me, chances are that all the names you picked are male.  There are many proposed reasons for that. Society, until very recently (and some might argue even that), hasn’t been very encouraging of women in the sciences, so it […]


Divya suggested starting a blog, and I finally found a topic interesting enough to help me overcome the inertia of creating a blog. It deals with female geniuses, and why they’ve been historically rare compared to male geniuses. All WIPHA members have access to the username and password for this blog, and are free to […]