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Stories by Maia Weinstock

Gone in 2014: Remembering 10 Notable Women in Science

Gone in 2014: Remembering 10 Notable Women in Science

Looking back on the year that was, science mavens may notice that tributes to those who’ve passed on in the preceding 12 months are far more often filled with stars of stage, screen, politics and sport than with the pioneering women and men who have bettered our society through discovery and invention.

December 29, 2014 — Maia Weinstock

Oceanographer Sylvia Earle is a Glamour Woman of the Year

Her Deepness. The Sturgeon General. And now: Glamour Girl. On Monday night, renowned oceanographer Sylvia Earle earned a new moniker when she joined eight others in receiving a 2014 Glamour Woman of the Year Award at a celebrity-packed Carnegie Hall.

November 14, 2014 — Maia Weinstock
LEGO Reveals Female Scientist Minifigures

LEGO Reveals Female Scientist Minifigures

After much rejoicing at the news last month that LEGO would mass-produce a set of female scientist minifigures, the company has released a prototype of the final set to its original designer, Ellen Kooijman (a.k.a.

July 10, 2014 — Maia Weinstock

LEGO to Produce Female Scientist Minifigure Set

Two and a half years ago, the LEGO Corporation made a move that set into motion a chain of events that has led, circuitously but unambiguously, to the following exciting announcement, released yesterday via YouTube: In late summer or early fall of 2014, the company will release to the public an official set of female [...]

June 4, 2014 — Maia Weinstock

Women of the Periodic Table Quilt

The Cambridge Science Festival (CSF) is an annual spectacle of more than 150 science-related events and activities taking place in and around Cambridge, Mass.

April 25, 2014 — Maia Weinstock

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