About This Show
Go on an adventure into unexpected corners of the health and science world each week with award-winning host Maiken Scott. The Pulse will take you behind the doors of operating rooms, into the lab with some of the world’s foremost scientists, and back in time to explore life-changing innovations. The Pulse delivers stories in ways that matter to you, and answers questions you never knew you had. Created by WHYY in Philadelphia, the NPR member station that brought you Fresh Air with Terry Gross.
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Vera Rubin's son reflects on how she paved the way for women
6 days ago
His mother wasn’t sure what to do, and the Rubin family was weighing her options around the dinner table. It was 1975, and astrophysicist Vera Rubin had been invited to give a lecture to the Washington Philosophical Society - at the Cosmos Club, a prestigious private club. This was a great honor - but at the time, women were not allowed to enter the club through the front door. Read more...
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Date published: 2015-11-13