Ada Lovelace Day Podcast
About This Show
Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology engineering and maths which aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and create new role models for both girls and women studying or working in STEM.
Most Recent Episode
Ep 13: Flexible solar cells, frequency hopping & the inspirational role of science fiction
This month, Dr Jess Wade explains plastic electronics and how they are revolutionising solar power generation, amongst other things. And author Robin Sloan talks about the work of Ann Leckie, her award winning book, Ancillary Justice, and how fiction inspires science.
Our invention this month is called frequency hopping, and it’s the technology that underpins much of our wireless communications technologies including wifi, Bluetooth and your mobile phone. But how did it get invented, and by whom?
The Ada Lovelace Day podcast highlights the work of women in STEM. We talk to women from around the STEM world about their careers, as well as talking to women and men about historic and modern women’s achievements, discoveries, and inventions.
Find out more about our podcast on our website, findingada.com/podcast/.