It was her mother that inspired Annie Jump Cannon to study astronomy. Astronomy is a natural science that studies the objects in space. It also studies the things that happen in space. This study is also linked with physics, chemistry, evolution, meteorology, and the development and formation of the universe. The study of astronomy is one of the oldest studies of science.
She attended Smith College in Massachusetts and earned her degree in Mathematics with a minor in psychology in 1914. She went on to attend The University of Chicago in 1930 and received her Masters in Education. Finally, at the age of 53 she earned her Ph.D. in math from the Catholic University of America in 1943. The title of her dissertation was "The Determination of Sets of Independent Conditions Characterizing Certain Special Cases of Symmetric Correspondences;" Contributions She made many contributions to her community and the public school system. She served as first vice president of the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic
African-American women are not an exception to other people who have goals, and Dr. Ramona H. Edelin is a great example. Edelin was born in Los Angeles on September 4, 1945. At an early age, her family relocated to Georgia, where she attended elementary school, and then graduated from Stockbridge High School in Massachusetts in 1963. She then attended Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee earning her BA (Bachelor of Arts). Ramona later resumed her education, completing a Ph.D. at Boston University in 1981, an outstanding accomplishment.
Maria Mitchell Maria Mitchell at her telescope in Nantucket, from a painting by Hermione Dassel (1851) Maria Mitchell was the first American woman astronomer, a professor of Astronomy at Vassar College and the director at Vassar's observatory. She was awarded a gold medal by the king of Denmark and was one of the most celebrated American scientists of the 19th century. Maria Mitchell was born August 1, 1818, in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Maria comes from a family of ten children. Her parents, William Mitchell and Lydia Coleman, followed the Quaker religious views.
I n 1960, still a teenager, Bath won the "Merit Award" of Mademoiselle Magazine for her contribution to the project. After graduating high school early, Bath received her Bachelor of Arts in chemistry from New York's Hunter College in 1964. She relocated to Washington, D.C. to attend Howard University College of Medicine, from which she received her doctoral degree in 1968. During her time at Howard, she was president of the Student National Medical Association and
Of course I was upset to not be able to go and be with my brothers and sisters but the injury held me back and that’s life not much I could do about it. Well since I didn’t go to Iraq they had to have someone replace me. Lance Corpal Furney was my replacement, he was married and had a baby on the way. Well Furney had a brain tumor that was unknown until they did an autopsy yes that’s right he passed away. Unfortunately Lance Corpal Furney was already going to have a short life because of an inoperable tumor but didn’t die from natural causes he died from riding in a vehicle where the Humvee hit an IED.
This went on throughout the film. Vivian was diagnosed with stage four cancer and she had no family, this lead to her to be used as a teaching tool for cancer. Dr. Posner showed the most disrespect for Vivian. Even though he was her a previous student of hers and he had a great deal of respect for her, he showed little compaction for her and her situation. He knew she was a strong, independent woman and this lead him to believe she could handle everything she was going through.
Rookie flyer Jack Swigert, in the beginning was the backup command module pilot. He joined the crew officially just 48 hours before the launch on April 11, 1970, after major crew member named Ken Mattingly was unintentionally exposed to the German measles. Since Mattingly had never had the measles which meant no immunity, NASA doctors pulled him from the mission over commander Jim Lovell's objections. The Apollo spacecraft was made up of two independent spacecraft’s joined by a tunnel. The two spacecraft’s were known as Orbiter Odyssey and lander Aquarius.
When Dorothea was 7 years old she was seriously affected by polio that led to have a permanent limp, and having a lonely childhood. Her dad left her and her mother and he vanished from their lives and she never saw him again. Her real name was not Dorothea Lange but it was really Dorothea Nutzhorn she change it because she wanted a new beginning. She marry two times the first was Maynard Dixon but she divorced him then she married Paul Schuster Taylor. What you may not know about Lange is that she the one that took the most famous photographs about the Great Depression.
Oprah Winfrey: rose from poverty to become the first African- American woman billionaire and spoke to women all over the world, through her books, television shows, movies and radio. Hilary Clinton: the first lady ever elected to national office and is a huge influence on women in politics today and encourages them to join the political process and purse their dreams. Roberta Bondar: from Sault St. Marie, she became Canada’s first female astronaut and neurologist to ever go to space. She received a star on Canada’s walk of fame and has more than 10 schools in Ontario, which are named after her. Mother Teresa: spent her time with the orphaned, sick and dying among the poorest of the poor in India and eventually worldwide.