XKCD is one of the few web comics I still follow (Hark, a Vagrant and Perry Bible Fellowship, I’m lookin’ at you), so imagine my excitement when I saw one of my all-time favorite heroines, Marie Curie, in a recent comic. (ETA: Apparently it wasn’t recent! I am expos’d!)
Oh, wait. Zombie Marie Curie is telling people not to use her as an example of a female scientist.
While the point of the comic is well taken (we should have a multifaceted history of women in science to draw from, of course Marie Curie wasn’t the only >>>Read more<<<