#GoodRead | 6 Women Scientists Who Were Snubbed Due to Sexism

by unknown photographer [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

by unknown photographer [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

"6 Women Scientists Who Were Snubbed Due to Sexism":

Several people posted comments about our story that noted one name was missing from the Nobel roster: Rosalind Franklin, a British biophysicist who also studied DNA. Her data were critical to Crick and Watson's work. But it turns out that Franklin would not have been eligible for the prize—she had passed away four years before Watson, Crick, and Wilkins received the prize, and the Nobel is never awarded posthumously.
But even if she had been alive, she may still have been overlooked. Like many women scientists, Franklin was robbed of recognition throughout her career…

Read Jane J. Lee's full article at National Geographic here…