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York academic, chemist, gay widower, and (now) single adoptive Dad. Science, education, politics, life. Views personal. Cookbook/memoir author. (He/his) 🏳️‍🌈
Oct 2, 2018 • 12 tweets • 4 min read
The inevitable backlash about Strumia's pro-male Physics lecture has begun, with a few mostly privileged males insisting he spoke 'the truth' and demanding women disprove his claims. Well those women are too busy doing great science so this thread aims to help. #womeninSTEM 1. Claiming 'the history of physics is male' is meaningless and proves nothing. For much of the history of physics most universities refused to educate women. What chance dud they have??