#GAReads | Science Celebrities: Where Are the Women?

 
Emily Calandrelli

Emily Calandrelli

 

"Science Celebrities: Where Are the Women?":

At the end of April, Netflix released the latest program to tap into the nostalgia of its largely millennial user base: Bill Nye Saves the World. Even before his new show aired, Nye had cemented his membership in a fraternity of science communicators that neatly package science for popular consumption. These days you don’t have to be a hard-core nerd to recognize of the names and faces of Neil deGrasse Tyson, David Attenborough, or Brian Greene. The thing is, there’s one conspicuous characteristic shared by each one of these household-name science celebrities. They’re all men.

Read Erin Biba's full article at The Scientist here…