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Marie Tharp

Jenn wraps up Science Gal Month talking about Marie Tharp who was the first to map the Atlantic Ocean floor! Over time her work showed the existence of mountain ranges that extended over 40,000 miles around the globe.  Show Notes How Marie Tharp changed GeologyTharpe / Heezen Map of the ocean floors, published in 1977 […]

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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Science Gals Month continues! Katie ask what if we’d donate our bodies to science before telling us about the first female licensed doctor in Brittan. But Elizabeth Garret Anderson was more than that, she was also a suffragist and a mayor!  Show Notes Book – Stiff by Mary Roach (Amazon) Article – 11 Little Known […]

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Rosalind Franklin

Bonnie starts off Science Gals month talking about the “Dark Lady of DNA” Dr. Rosalind Franklin. You might know her better as the one who wrote all the notes about DNA and then some dude named Watson took them and published them first. Deliciously feisty episode! Show Notes Book: Rosalind Frankin: The Dark Lady of […]

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Maria Sibylla Merian

Bonnie is a “frost-tender flower!” Naturalist Gal Month continues and Dr. Leah Leach talks about the Swiss naturalist who observed insects and made amazing illustrated drawings of their habitat. The gals also talk about their favorite seasons, throw shade on Michigan and talk about #WelcomeToFairyville & G.G. the #FlatSquirrel  Show Notes Fairyville Activities Maria’s Books […]

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Janaki Ammal

It’s the start of Naturalist Month at the Gal’s Guide Library. The Gal Pals are sharing 1 cool woman related to the study of and the conservation of nature. Amy Dalton is back and starts us off talking about Janaki Ammal who made sugar sweeter and help conserve land in India!  Show Notes The Wire […]

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Dr. Tererai Trent

What does your soul need? What will satisfy your Great Hunger? What dreams do you want to take root? These questions and more are from the Awakened Woman Dr. Tererai Trent who is Leah’s (and Oprah’s) favorite inspiration. Show Notes & Extras This month’s gal pals are Katie Harris, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Edan and Dr. Leah […]

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Mary Golda Ross

Katie talks about the designer of rockets & missiles for Lockheed Martin! Mary Golda Ross was a shining example of a Cherokee Nation education who reached the stars! We don’t even know the fullest extent of her awesomeness because a lot of her work is still classified to this day. Area 51, anyone?  Show Notes […]

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Dr. Katie Bouman

It’s the start of Photography Month at Gal’s Guide and Bonnie starts us off with an image that took thousands of terabytes of data to produce – it’s the first image of a black hole! Bonnie talks about Dr. Katie Bouman the adorkable face of the team that made the impossible, possible! Show Notes & […]

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Gals of the Bathysphere

Katie learns that some seashells are for taking. Bonnie is missing her rocks. Leah was so poor she stole a napkin. And Amy steals from the Pope. After confessing their crimes, the Gal Pals learn about the gals who went deep diving in a lead ball the size of a yoga ball to research the […]

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Cecilia Payne – Gaposchkin

It’s the start of Explorer Gals Month and Katie brought us a mountain cookie, Amy reminds us that no one knows how to pee in public anymore, and Bonnie tells us about a gal who was so smart she was kicked out of school. Explore outer space with astronomer Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin.  Show Notes & Extras […]