Today is Ada Lovelace Day - an annual event designed to honor women scientists, mathematicians, technologists, engineers, and their ilk. Named after the female inventor who worked with Charles Babbage in the 1800s on an analytical machine that is now regarded as the first computer model, Ada Lovelace is widely regarded as the first computer programmer.
To celebrate, we’re sharing the audiobook “Woman in Science,” from the Internet Archive’s LibriVox Collection, by John Augustine Zahm. Written in 1913, and restored in 2008, the book contains the history of woman’s role in the sciences and outlines a variety of contributions.
A history of woman’s role in science thorugh the ages and the many contributions she has made.
Chapter Titles are:
1. Woman’s Long Struggle for Things of the Mind
2. Woman’s Capacity for Scientific Pursuits
3. Women in Mathematics
4. Women in Astronomy
5. Women in Physics
6. Women in Chemistry
7. Women in the Natural Sciences
8. Women in Medicine and Surgery
9. Women in Archæology
10. Women as Inventors
11. Women as Inspirers and Collaborators in Science
12. The Future of Women in Science: Summary and Epilogue
Grab the torrent of Woman in Science, here: http://bit.ly/womaninscienceia