Gal's Guide is delighted to be part of Starbase Indy this Thanksgiving Weekend. We have two fun events for you to check out. All included with your Starbase Indy Badge. Women in Science Game Participate in this fun game for all ages of women of science history. Presented by Gal's Guide to the Galaxy, these … Continue reading Gal’s Guide at Starbase Indy
On September 29, 2017 after listening to our podcast, Your Gal Friday, Kerra was inspired to see if she could name a star after us. It was the Annie Jump Cannon episode where hosts Kate & Phoebe mention how it would be so cool to have something in space named after you and what a … Continue reading We Have A Star Named After Us!
Learn about the astronomer who, in a time when women couldn’t vote and were rarely accepted for their scientific minds, classified the stars in a system that is still used today. We’re uncovering the life and legacy of your gal, Annie Jump Cannon. Learn about Annie in less than 3 minutes https://youtu.be/jn_0-Qy4Q3Y CLICK HERE FOR THE … Continue reading Annie Jump Cannon – Your Gal Friday
Today we are talking about the inventor of the windshield wiper, Your Gal, Mary Anderson. https://youtu.be/SBSOU_yb54k Click here for the full podcast episode in an audio player on your computer/device. Or the You Tube link below. https://youtu.be/IKaaPdaTQos Inventing the Windshield Wiper There’s not actually a lot of information out there about Mary’s personal life. What we … Continue reading Mary Anderson – Your Gal Friday
Today we are talking about the mother of computers, which is gonna seem odd because she died nearly 100 years before the first computer was ever completed. Her work with Charles Babbage was ahead of its time but her influence and innovation is still inspiring men and women all over the world. Your Gal, Ada … Continue reading Ada Lovelace – Your Gal Friday
On this week's episode we are talking about a gal who was promoted by Louis B. Mayer as “the world’s most beautiful woman.” Her patent, with George Antheil, is the blueprint for a technology we all use today. It’s called Frequency Hopping and it's used in cell phones, blue tooth and in wifi. https://youtu.be/0XxO26t7dbM Click here for … Continue reading Hedy Lamarr – Your Gal Friday