Male scientists described in same demeaning way as female scientists
You know the stories about how close Nobel Prize-winning physicist Erwin Schrödinger came to never marrying? Chances are you haven’t heard them, because nobody ever talks about Schrödinger’s marriage when they discuss his work.
The same can’t be said for female scientists, however. Twitter user Daurmith jumped on this by writing short bios for some of science’s most famous men, but in the condescending manner typically employed for female scientists
This meant putting all the focus on the scientists’ family lives, their looks and the sheer amazement that they were so brilliant despite being men Read more…