Lady Science no. 42
Women’s Work in Natural History Museums by Jenna Tonn
Crafting Quantum Theory: Margrethe Bohr and the Labor of Theoretical Physics by Megan Shields Formato
In this issue, Contributing Editor Jenna Tonn takes a closer look at the women assistants of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard and their integral work in the field of natural history. Guest writer Megan Shields Formato recovers the work of Margrethe Bohr, who played a key role in crafting of quantum theory for a public audience.
This issue is published in syndication with The New Inquiry.
Image credit: Agassiz's private Newport Marine Laboratory in Newport, Rhode Island, 1878