Beyond Curie—a design project celebrating women in STEM
They changed history and the world often without recogntiion

March for Science Posters

March for Science Posters

As a way to connect the Women's March to the March for Science, Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya has created
6 custom posters to help celebrate both women and science. On April 22, march to safeguard the scientific community.
The posters are free to download below. Click to download and drag the file onto your desktop. 

 
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Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson (one of the three black female mathematicians portrayed in the film Hidden Figures) made calculations for NASA that were instrumental to America’s first manned spaceflight in 1960, the orbital mission of John Glenn in 1962, and the Apollo 11 lunar mission in 1969.

 

May-Britt Moser

May-Britt Moser, modern heroine, pioneered research on the brain's mechanism for representing space. She won the Nobel Prize in 2014 for her discovery of grid cells in the entorhinal cortex and several other space representing neurons that make up the positioning system of the brain.

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Rosalind Franklin

Rosalind Franklin took a picture of DNA, Photo 51, that changed our understanding of the structure of DNA. Snubbed for the Nobel Prize in 1962, Her story is one of the most well-known and shameful instances of a researcher being robbed of credit. Let's celebrate her now.

 

Chien-Shiung Wu

Few have heard of Chien-Shiung Wu, also known as the "First Lady of Physics" She made history when she disproved the hypothetical law of conservation parity, a bedrock law of physics that many others were too afraid to test. 

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Maryam Mirzakhani

Maryam Mirzakhani made history when she became both the first woman and the first Iranian honored with the Fields Medal, the most prestigious award in math. Her work influences material science, quantum theory, theoretical physics as it applies to the origin of the Universe.

 

Mae Jemison

Mae Jemison was not only the first black woman to travel in space but also an accomplished engineer and physician. On September 12, 1992, she flew into space on the Shuttle Endeavour for mission STS-47.