March 1, 2023 marks the start of Women's History Month! This month celebrates the influential contributions of women throughout history. Here's a collection of female scientists that show the power of women in the Tumble science world:
The Tomb of the Animal Mummies
Egyptologist Salima Ikram is a real-life tomb adventurer, cautious of scorpions and curious about the dead. Join us as we excavate the secrets behind mummies and how you can follow your dreams!
Astronomer Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil discovered a new type of galaxy now known as “Burçin’s Galaxy.” Her journey to become an astronomer was challenged by her gender and what she wanted to wear. Tune in to find out about her discovery and how she overcame adversity!
Barbara McClintock was a scientist and musician who won the Nobel Prize in genetics! Science historian Jocelyn Bosley tells us the story of Barbara’s remarkable life, and how her experience playing banjo in a jazz band helped her discover “jumping genes.”
Myria Perez was a paleontology-obsessed kid who grew up to be a fossil preparator, someone who prepares fossils to study and display in museums. She shares her journey of how a visit to her local museum set her on the path to follow her dino dreams.
Dr. Serena Auñon-Chancellor is a NASA astronaut who went from watching shuttle launches as a kid to a scientist on the International Space Station! Join us on her path to the stars!