From Perimeter: “Pioneering Women of Physics”

Perimeter Institute
Perimeter Institute

February 25, 2015

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They discovered pulsars, found the first evidence of dark matter, pioneered mathematics, radioactivity, nuclear fission, elasticity, and computer programming, and have even stopped light.
Perimeter celebrates women who made pioneering contributions to physics, often overcoming tremendous challenges to do so.

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About Perimeter

Perimeter Institute is a leading centre for scientific research, training and educational outreach in foundational theoretical physics. Founded in 1999 in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, its mission is to advance our understanding of the universe at the most fundamental level, stimulating the breakthroughs that could transform our future. Perimeter also trains the next generation of physicists through innovative programs, and shares the excitement and wonder of science with students, teachers and the general public.