Posts about STEMinism


Young girl dressed as Holtzmann from Ghostbusters

Mad Science in the Movies: Ghostbusters Edition

I love the new Ghostbusters. I really, really, do. It’s funny, it has great special effects,┬áthe casting (including supporting characters) is brilliant. And despite being a fantasy, it’s so authentic, it almost hurts. Academia really is that cutthroat. Female ... Read More  

Lego Scientists

Women Tweet Science Too – Even If They’re Made of LEGO

I’ve posted before about how gendered toys make me crazy, and LEGO┬áhas been a repeat offender in this category.* Which is why it was so great when LEGO released the set featuring women scientists – we can’t just TELL ... Read More